Massive wildfires continue to sweep through Northern California's wine region, forcing emergency evacuations and destroying more than 2,000 buildings. The fires began Sunday evening, though the initial cause is under investigation. Nicole L. Cvetnic McClatchy
Massive wildfires continue to sweep through Northern California's wine region, forcing emergency evacuations and destroying more than 2,000 buildings. The fires began Sunday evening, though the initial cause is under investigation. Nicole L. Cvetnic McClatchy

Fires

Roundup of California fires: Details, maps, other information

By David Caraccio And Anthony Sorci

dcaraccio@sacbee.com

October 11, 2017 11:43 AM

UPDATED October 12, 2017 12:46 PM

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story has been updated. The new version with the latest information can be found here.

Here’s is the previous version of the story:

As raging wildfires head toward becoming the deadliest and most destructive in California history, firefighters made modest gains overnight. Still, Thursday’s steady winds and gusts may hamper firefighting efforts.

At least 26 people have died and at least 3,500 homes and businesses have been destroyed.

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Entire cities had evacuated, including Calistoga, the historic resort town of wine tastings and hot springs, whose 5,300 people are all under evacuation orders.

Fires continue to menace California’s wine country

Here is a closer look at the major fires. This story was updated at 9 a.m. Thursday:

Tubbs and Pocket fires (Napa and Sonoma counties)

The Tubbs Fire (Central LNU Complex) between Calistoga and Santa Rosa is now 34,270 acres and 10 percent contained. The Tubbs fire is threatening the town of Calistoga, whose city streets are empty because of mandatory evacuations. This complex is comprised of the Tubbs Fire and the Pocket Fire, north of Geyserville. The Pocket fire has burned 8,130 acres.

#TubbsFire [update] off Hwy 128 and Bennet Lane, Calistoga (Napa County) is now 28,000 acres. https://t.co/5OVEfaseWy pic.twitter.com/0XjT2tj95B

— CAL FIRE (@CAL_FIRE) October 11, 2017

Go here for the latest updates on Tubbs Fire evacuations.

Other information on the fire can be found here.

Redwood Valley Fire and Sulphur Fire (Mendocino-Lake Complex)

The Sulphur Fire at Clearlake Oaks in Lake County remains at 2,500 acres and 45 percent contained. The Redwood Fire (Mendocino County) has burned 32,100 acres and is 5 percent contained.

#SulphurFire [update] Clearlake Oaks (Lake County) is now 2,500 acres and 40% contained. #MendocinoLakeComplex https://t.co/j2qynCVVhH pic.twitter.com/lnUamyO7aJ

— CAL FIRE (@CAL_FIRE) October 11, 2017

#RedwoodComplex [update] north of Ukiah in the Redwood Valley (Mendocino Co) is now 29,500 acres and 5% contained. https://t.co/2uhzbbqqsU pic.twitter.com/0g9GcsQf2b

— CAL FIRE (@CAL_FIRE) October 11, 2017

Adobe Fire (Sonoma County)

Firefighters are battling an 7,995-acre fire near Kenwood. It is 1 percent contained.

Nuns Fire (Sonoma County)

The Nuns Fire, north of Glen Ellen in the Southern LNU Complex, is now 14,698 acres and is at 3 percent containment. Additional resources continue to arrive from across the state to assist firefighters with control efforts in the Southern LNU Complex consisting of Atlas, Nuns, Adobe, Norrbom (4,331 acres) and Pressley (473 acres). Find more information on the LNU Complex fires here.

Cabernet sauvignon, petite sirah grapes most threatened by wine country fires

Partrick Fire (Napa County)

The Partrick Fire, west of Napa, is now 10,817 acres and 2 percent. Get more information on the blaze here.

For the most recent evacuation information, go here.

37 Fire (Sonoma County)

The 37 Fire, off Highway 27 and Lakeville Highway near Skaggs Island, is now 1,660 acres and 90 percent contained.

Atlas Fire (Napa and Solano Counties)

Atlas Fire, north and west of Napa and Solano counties, is at 43,762 acres and 3 percent contained. Details for this fire that is being whipped up by winds under a red-flag warning can be found here.

McCourtney Fire (Nevada County)

The McCourtney Fire, southwest of Grass Valley, is 76 acres and 89 percent contained. Firefighters are maintaining containment lines. For more information on this fire, go here.

Lobo Fire (Nevada County)

The Lobo Fire, near Rough and Ready, is now 829 acres and 52 percent contained. For evacuation information and other details, go to this site.

Cascade Fire (Yuba County)

The Cascade Fire in the Loma Rica area, has dropped in size to 10,171 acres and is 45 percent contained. Here’s more information on this blaze.

Here’s where to find evacuation information.

La Porte Fire (Butte County)

The La Porte Fire, off La Porte Road and Oro Bangor Highway, near Bangor, is at 6,059 acres and 25 percent contained.

Evacuation order information and other details are on this page.

Cherokee Fire (Butte County)

The Cherokee Fire, off Cherokee Road and Zonalea Lane, in Oroville is now 8,360 acres at 60 percent contained. Cal Fire has information here.

Ice Fire (El Dorado County)

Cal Fire is assisting Eldorado National Forest firefighters with a blaze two miles west of the Ice House Road and White Meadows intersection. It stands at 30 acres. The perimeter is lined as firefighters strengthened lines and mopped up the interior.

Here is a map of all the fires raging in California. If it doesn’t show up on your mobile device, you’ll find it on this site.

Southern California

In Southern California, cooler weather and moist ocean air helped firefighters gain ground against a wildfire that has scorched nearly 14 square miles.

Orange County fire officials said the blaze was 60 percent contained and full containment was expected by Sunday, although another round of gusty winds and low humidity levels could arrive late Thursday.

This dramatic video from heart of wildfire shows dangerous conditions firefighters are facing

Sonoma County Sheriff's deputies responding to the Northern California wildfires shot this quick footage showing how dangerous conditions are for emergency crews working in the area. This particular stretch of road was in the Franz Valley Road area at the onset of the Tubbs Fire as it flared up in Sonoma County.

Sonoma County Sheriff's Office

Sky glows orange at Disneyland from California wildfires

Video taken from the Dumbo ride at Disneyland in Anaheim, California, shows smoke and ash from a 6,000-acre fire nearby casting an eerie pall over the Magic Kingdom on October 9. Anaheim Fire and Rescue said the fire, dubbed Canyon Fire 2, had affected 6,000 acres, and was 5 percent contained. California Gov Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency for several counties in the state.

Twitter/egracescanlon and JackieEbule via Storyful

Here's what you need to know about smoke, air quality and wind today

The National Weather Service Sacramento breaks down how the winds will blow (compared to Monday) today, October 11, 2017, and how smoke and air quality will present problems in the Sacramento Valley due to the Northern California fires.