No buildings damaged in Napa County’s Old Fire as firefighters report full containment


The Previous Fire in Napa County was entirely contained on Sunday, Cal Fire officers claimed.

No buildings had been destroyed by the wildfire, which burned throughout an approximated 570 acres of steep terrain on the jap side of the Napa Valley, in accordance to Cal Fire.

Firefighters stopped the blaze from spreading on Tuesday, the working day it ignited.

It was named the Old Hearth since it was described on Outdated Soda Springs Street in the Soda Canyon location, about 7 miles northeast of downtown Napa.

The most latest wildfire in Soda Canyon was the Atlas Hearth in Oct 2017, which burned on 51,624 acres of land, ruined 120 buildings and killed 6 men and women.

A firefighter sustained a slight personal injury while performing the Previous Fire and was handled at a hospital, Cal Fireplace said. No other injuries have been described.

The trigger of the fire was unclear on Sunday, Cal Hearth officials mentioned. The agency is investigating no matter whether a defective Pacific Gas and Electric powered Co. energy line sparked the flames, in accordance to a report filed with the California General public Utilities Commission.

PG&E recognized an equipment trouble that transpired in minutes of the Outdated Fire’s begin time at 3:35 p.m. Tuesday close to Aged Soda Springs Highway, according to the report.

You can reach Staff Author Matt Pera at [email protected]. On Twitter @Matt__Pera.


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