Many resources are on the Mecca Fire and will stay in place during the Fourth of July holiday, in case any new starts happen in the Warm Springs area. Cal Fire crews are setting fires to stop the fire.
Cal Fire officials had advised earlier in the day Saturday that fire activity was expected to continue in the region northeast of Clearlake Oaks and fire fighters were being flown by helicopter into remote sections of the fire. It's unclear what the current status for this fire is. The fire is 63 acres and 90 percent contained.
Wildfires have burned through almost one million hectares in the United States this year as of June 29 - well above the average, according to the National Interagency Fire Center. The cause remains under investigation.
Jason Curry of the Utah Division of Forest, Fire and State Lands said Monday that the fire has scorched about 10 square miles (28 square kilometers) near Strawberry Reservoir. Inyo NF trail closures include 26E01 from the Sierra NF to 2601 junction, and 2601 from the boundary of the Inyo NF and Devils Postpile National Monument (King Creek Trail).
Authorities haven't released details on the extent of the fire damage but the arrest affidavit laying out the evidence against Joergensen said about 25 residences had been burned to the ground as of Thursday, when he was arrested.
But north of Lake Berryessa, the well-paved Knoxville Road is serving as a containment line.
A Level 2 evacuation order for about 50 homes in the Greeley Heights subdivision has been downgraded to a Level 1 order. An evacuation center is set up at Lower Lake High School.More news: Walmart removes 'Impeach Trump' apparel after boycott threats
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Due to the erratic wind behaviour, it's heading wherever it wants to head at the moment.
Pre-evacuation alerts went to residents in the area of the Wilds neighborhood, as well as Original Road, Pine Ridge and Sagewood.
Residents with special needs or pets requiring specialized transportation are urged to give themselves extra time to evacuate.
The west end of the 72,500-acre fire spent Monday afternoon creeping down to the east shore of Lake Berryessa. It's not a California fire, but close enough that CAL FIRE is listing it on its map.
Additional crews will be helping out on Tuesday to make sure the fire stays contained.
No deaths or injuries had been reported as of Tuesday morning in connection with the Pawnee or County fires. If you take a stroll along Highway 128 in Yolo County you'll encounter smoke.
Our VERY UNOFFICIAL estimate based on satellite data indicates that at 3 a.m. Monday it had burned approximately 42,000 acres - roughly 1,100 acres an hour since it was reported at 2:12 p.m. June 30.