Sonoma/Napa Fires Grow to 46,225 Acres with 50 Structures Burned and Thousands More Threatened

The wildfires in Sonoma and Napa Counties that were caused by lightning over the weekend have grown to become the LNU Complex Fire, which has reach 46,225 acres with no containment. As of this morning, 50 structures have burned and 1,500 are threatened as the evacuations continue throughout the area.

Governor Gavin Newsom declared a State of Emergency Tuesday as fires throughout the state continue to force evacuations and ravage communities. Photos and videos online show a grim situation with houses burning through the night and firefighters desperately attempting to get the flames under control.

Here is a overview of the LNU Complex Fire, which includes 7 fires with no containment:

Napa County

Hennessey Fire: Hennessey Ridge Road in Napa County, Califonia. The fire is current 12,500 acres and 0% contained. 1 structure, 2 outbuldings have been destroyed.

Gamble Fire: Berryessa Knoxville Road, West of Brooks. Fire is currently 13,000 acres and 0% contained.

Green Fire: Near Putah Creek Bridge / Berressa Knoxville Rd. Fire is currently 8,000 acres and 0% contained.

Spanish Fire: Near Spanish Flat. Fire is currently 4,000 acres and 0% contained.

Markley Fire: Near Monticello dam. Fire is 5,000 acres and 0% contained. Morgan Fire: Fire is 2,200 acres and 0% contained

Sonoma County

Wallbridge Fire: West of Healdsburg. The fire is currently 1,500 acres and 0% contained.

Myers Fire: North of Jenner. The fire is currently 25 acres and 0% contained.

Evacuations

Napa County

Evacuation Order:

  • Highway 128 from Lower Chiles Valley Road to Monticello Road
  • Highway 128 from Chiles Pope Valley Road to Lower Chiles Valley Road
  • Chiles Pope Valley Road from Highway 128 to Lower Chiles Valley Road
  • All of Hennessey Ridge Road
  • From Moskowite Corner to Wooden Valley Rd, Including the community of Circle Oaks
  • Atlas Peak from the Bubbing Well Pet Cemetary at 2462 Atlas Peak Rd to the dead endFrom Loma Vista Rd / Soda Canyon Rd to the dead end
  • All of Steele Canyon Rd from Hwy 128 to and including the Berryessa Highlands Sub Divison
  • Wragg Canyon Rd – from Hwy 128 to the end of the road, including Pleasure Cove Resort
  • Chiles Pope Valley Road – From Lower Chiles Valley Road to Pope Canyon Road

Sonoma County

Evacuation Order:

  • North of Austin Creek Recreational Area
  • East of The Cedars
  • Mill Creek Road west of the intersection of Puccioni Road
  • South of Stewarts Point Skaggs Springs Road
  • South of Stewarts Point Skaggs Springs Road
  • West of West Dry Creek Road and Westside Road
  • North of Sweetwater Springs Road and McCray Ridge Road
  • East of the East Austin Creek (the actual creek)

Evacuation Warning:

  • West of Meyers Grade Road to the coast
  • South of Fort Ross Road
  • North of Russian Gulch State Beach
  • North of Austin Cree Recreational Area
  • East of Cedars
  • West of Mill Creek Rd
  • South of Stewarts Point-Skaggs Spring Road

Additional evacuatations are ongoing, more to follow

Evacuation Center:

Crosswalk Community Church

2590 First Street

Napa, CA 94558

Animal Evacuation Center:

Napa County Animal Shelter

942 Hartle Court

Napa, CA 94559

Here are some photos/videos that show you the devastation of the LNU Complex Fires:

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