This NASA image shows the location of the County Fire, as well as smoke drifting southwest over the Bay Area, and the city of San Francisco.Smoke from the County Fire hangs over Napa and Yolo counties as firefighters struggle to contain the blaze, which is now only at 3% containment.
Approximately 484 fire personnel are now working the blaze. "But, boy, it's just getting earlier and earlier". It was 5 percent contained.
Firefighters from the Basalt and Rural Fire Protection District were paged to the Lake Christine shooting rage and found a wildfire burning up a hillside on the north end of the shooting range, Carbondale Fire said in a news release.
Several evacuated homes and ranches are situated in between the flames and the lake shore.
"Keeping ahead of the winds, and knowing what the winds are going to do and where, and with the terrain mixed in, is a challenge", Childers said. "We're just hoping that the wind blows the other way".
Shifting winds each day have pushed the fire south in the mornings and back north in the late afternoons, leading authorities to advise residents along Highway 128 of their need to potential need to evacuate should the flames race south.
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The massive blaze was choking skies with ash and smoke, prompting some officials to cancel Fourth of July fireworks shows and urge people to stay indoors to protect themselves from the unhealthy air.
The fast-moving blaze that broke out Saturday in western Yolo County charred at least 50 square miles of dry brush and threatened more than 100 structures in ranchland northwest of Sacramento.
A man accused of starting the Spring Fire that has forced the evacuation of more than 2,000 homes acknowledged building a fire on land where he has been living but said he made sure it was out, a court document says.
"Did we wish everyone was here, having a good time?"
So far this year, wildfires have burned 4,200 square miles in the United States, according to the fire center. Temperatures and relative humidity "will be favorable" to firefighting efforts on Tuesday, Matta said.
In New Mexico, all or part of three national forests remain closed because of the threat of wildfire, putting a damper on holiday camping plans.