Wildfires Rage Through Wine Country, North Coast - and Anaheim Hills

Major Fires Breaking Out in Northern California; Structures, Vehicles Burning, Evacuations Ongoing, Victims Injured

Major Fires Breaking Out in Northern California; Structures, Vehicles Burning, Evacuations Ongoing, Victims Injured

Windsor Fire Chief Jack Piccinini said that almost every one of Sonoma County's fire resources is being used, but it is not enough. Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency in Sonoma, Napa and Yuba counties because of multiple fires in the areas.

Mandatory evacuations were in place for multiple areas in Napa County, where at least two other blazes on top of the Tubbs Fire are burning.

Cal Fire said the Atlas Fire, south of Napa County's Lake Berryessa, had spread across 25,000 acres.

City officials could not immediately say how many people are affected.

ABC7 News extended coverage of North Bay fires One of the fires has triggered the evacuation of Kaiser Permanente in Santa Rosa, Calif. Sutter Hospital in Santa Rosa is also under evacuation orders. He was one of hundreds of evacuees who streamed into a 24-hour Safeway market overnight, while authorities set up an official evacuation center. Cal Fire tweeted that as many as 8,000 homes were threatened in Nevada County, which lies on the western slope of the Sierra Nevada.

In Santa Rosa, the fire burned through the Sky Farm subdivision above Santa Rosa's Fountaingrove neighborhood and raced down the hill toward the Larkfield-Wikiup area.

Napa County Fire Chief Barry Biermann said more than 50 structures had been destroyed, but there were no reports of injuries or deaths.

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Highway 37 has reopened in both directions between Novato and Vallejo after being closed early Monday morning because of a vegetation fire, California Highway Patrol officials said.

A smoke advisory has been issued for San Francisco, telling residents to "close windows and limit outdoor activities".

California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Director Ken Pimlott say an estimated 20,000 people have been evacuated.

"Fire has burned all the way through the Silverado Country Club area", Biermann said in a reference to the Silverado Resort and Spa.

Flames were also burning near the Domaine Carneros winery.

"Very, very volatile fire conditions", McLean said. They have also been ordered in the North Bay for Porter Creek, Petrified Forest, Franz Valley and Mountain Home Ranch Rd. The Sonoma County Fairgrounds is open for people with large animals; access the fairgrounds via Gate 7 on Aston Avenue.

By 3 a.m. flames had jumped Highway 101 on the fire's westward march, as strong winds pushed ash and smoke over a wide area of the city.

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