Bulldozers and an army of fire engines from up and down the West Coast, lined up along Highway 29 where it winds up through a forest, north of Calistoga.
“On this portion, the fire behavior is calm and the winds are in our favor,” said Kyle Breaw, who is part of a Calfire hand crew out of Santa Clara, charged with ensuring the flames don’t cross the dozer line and highway.
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“The importance of holding it,” Breaw said, “is so it doesn’t cross over and burn into a new section or burn other homes.”
South in the community of Angwin, firefighters fought back flames for a second time this week, leaving smoldering fires next