Solano County evacuation order map as fire burns near Vacaville

A mandatory evacuation order has been issued in Solano County as firefighters battle a grass fire burning near Vacaville. The Quail Fire is about 110 acres and is burning along Quail Canyon Road and Pleasants Valley Road, Cal Fire said on Saturday. Solano County OES issued the evacuation order, saying there is an immediate threat to life and property. The order is a legal order to get out now. The evacuation order is for all residences on Quail Canyon Road. It also includes Pleasants Valley Road from Quail Canyon north to Highway 128 and west to the county line. Find a map of the evacuation order and warning in place here. You can use the tool to search for your address. The fire started around 3:14 pm on Saturday. As of 6 pm, the fire is 0% contained, according to Cal Fire. The area where the fire is burning is seeing about 5 miles per hour wind speeds, according to Meteorologist Dirk Virdoorn. Wind speeds are expected to increase as the night continues. Officials tracking Quail Fire: Solano County Office of Emergency ServicesEvacuation MapCal Fire LNU Authorities ask anyone driving in the area to be careful and cautious of emergency vehicles. They ask people to avoid the area if possible. The Napa County OES said there may be traffic delays on Highway 128 at the Napa County line. Grass fires will have the chance to spread quickly in conditions if a fire breaks out. People should avoid using power equipment during this period and make sure to remove any chains hanging off their cars.Cal Fire is also suspending burn permits for outdoor residential burning starting on Monday, May 23. This affects Alpine, Amador, El Dorado, Sacramento and San Joaquin counties.”We are experiencing drought conditions and extreme fire weather much earlier than usual for this time of year,” Cal Fire’s Amador-El Dorado division said. “Although debris burning is useful to reduce flammable vegetation, the conditions in the Amador-El Dorado Unit have reached the point where debris burning poses an unacceptable risk of starting a wildfire.”KCRA’s Fire Threat IndexKCRA 3’s weather team has developed a new tool the team will be using to keep you informed as fire conditions change. It’s called the Fire Threat Index. This will give you an idea of ​​the fire risk on any given day in different areas of our coverage region so you can plan ahead.| MORE LIKE THIS | 2022 California Wildfire Preparedness Guide: What to know and how to stay safeStay with KCRA 3 news for the latest on this developing story.Learn more about our fire threat index and other information to keep you and your loved ones safe by watching our “Wildfire Ready ” special. Get the latest nightly updates on the fire threat forecast from Meteorologist Dirk Verdoorn on the KCRA 3 News at 11 pm

A mandatory evacuation order has been issued in Solano County as firefighters battle a grass fire burning near Vacaville.

The Quail Fire is about 110 acres and is burning along Quail Canyon Road and Pleasants Valley Road, Cal Fire said on Saturday.

Solano County OES issued the evacuation order, saying there is an immediate threat to life and property. The order is a legal order to get out now.

The evacuation order is for all residences on Quail Canyon Road. It also includes Pleasants Valley Road from Quail Canyon north to Highway 128 and west to the county line.

Find a map of the evacuation order and warning in place here. You can use the tool to search for your address.

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Map shows where the Quail Fire is forcing evacuations on Quail Canyon Road.

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The fire started around 3:14 pm on Saturday. As of 6 pm, the fire is 0% contained, according to Cal Fire.

The area where the fire is burning is seeing about 5 miles per hour wind speeds, according to Meteorologist Dirk Virdoorn. Wind speeds are expected to increase as the night continues.

Officials tracking Quail Fire:

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Authorities ask anyone driving in the area to be careful and cautious of emergency vehicles. They ask people to avoid the area if possible. The Napa County OES said there may be traffic delays on Highway 128 at the Napa County line.

How to minimize the fire risk

Across the region, green fields have been turning to brown as grasses dry out. Grass fires will have the chance to spread quickly in conditions if a fire breaks out.

Firefighters are urgent people to be careful and make sure they have defensible space around their property. People should avoid using power equipment during this period and make sure to remove any chains hanging off their cars.

Cal Fire is also suspending burn permits for outdoor residential burning starting on Monday, May 23. This affects Alpine, Amador, El Dorado, Sacramento and San Joaquin counties.

“We are experiencing drought conditions and extreme fire weather much earlier than usual for this time of year,” Cal Fire’s Amador-El Dorado division said. “Although debris burning is useful to reduce flammable vegetation, the conditions in the Amador-El Dorado Unit have reached the point where debris burning poses an unacceptable risk of starting a wildfire.”

KCRA’s Fire Threat Index

KCRA 3’s weather team has developed a new tool the team will be using to keep you informed as fire conditions change. It’s called the Fire Threat Index. This will give you an idea of ​​the fire risk on any given day in different areas of our coverage region so you can plan ahead.

| MORE LIKE THIS | 2022 California Wildfire Preparedness Guide: What to know and how to stay safe

Stay with KCRA 3 news for the latest on this developing story.


Learn more about our fire threat index and other information to keep you and your loved ones safe by watching our “Wildfire Ready” special. Get the latest nightly updates on the fire threat forecast from Meteorologist Dirk Verdoorn on the KCRA 3 News at 11 pm

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