Glass fire 95% contained after burning nearly 800 homes in California’s Napa, Sonoma counties

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Glass fire, a destructive wildfire that burned close to 800 homes in California’s North Bay area and forced tens of thousands to evacuate after sparking in extreme wind late last month, is almost fully contained.



a person that is lit up at night: Thomas Lo, a member of a San Jose Fire Strike Team keeps watch from the roof of an outbuilding as a slow burning section of the Glass Fire burns near a home in St. Helena, CA, on Friday, Oct. 2, 2020.


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Thomas Lo, a member of a San Jose Fire Strike Team keeps watch from the roof of an outbuilding as a slow burning section of the Glass Fire burns near a home in St. Helena, CA, on Friday, Oct. 2, 2020.

With temperatures cooler, humidity higher and winds calmer, crews have made great progress in recent days, boosting containment to 95% on the nearly 67,500-acre fire, Cal Fire said in a Monday morning update.



a couple of people that are on fire: A firefighter removes items from a garage as they battle a fire at a home along Tucker Road in Calistoga, CA, on Friday, Oct. 2, 2020. The Glass Fire, already the fifth largest of the 23 major fires burning in the state, has engulfed 58,880 acres in the North Bay and damaged or destroyed nearly 400 buildings.


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A firefighter removes items from a garage as they battle a fire at a home along Tucker Road in Calistoga, CA, on Friday, Oct. 2,

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Highway 29, Silverado Trail Reopened; Firefighters Gain 82 Percent Containment; 642 Homes Destroyed In Napa, Sonoma Counties

ST. HELENA (CBS SF) — Across Wine Country a sense of normality was beginning to take grip early Saturday as major roadways closed by the threat of the Glass Fire were reopened, neighborhoods in St. Helena, Calistoga and Angwin repopulated, less smoke was visible on the horizon and utility crews were busy restoring electrical power to once evacuated homes.

As of Saturday morning, the Glass Fire burn zone had grown to 67,484 acres with 82 percent containment, but a once promising weather front and the showers it would produce, never arrived.

“Crews experienced minimal fire behavior throughout the night on the Glass Fire,” Cal Fire said in a Saturday morning update. “These conditions consisted of creeping and smoldering fire behavior within the current perimeter.”

There were a few mandatory evacuations still in place, but the majority had been either completely lifted or reduced to warnings that allowed residents to

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Sales of single-family homes recorded in Sonoma County for the week of Sept. 30

One hundred and forty single-family homes sold in Sonoma County during the week of Sept. 30 ranging in price from $53,500 to $3.9 million.

Topping our list of real estate transactions for the week was 24121 Wine Country Court in Sonoma which sold for $3,900,000 on August 31 . This five bedroom, four bathroom, 4,736 square foot residence featured a gourmet kitchen with a Viking range and a Sub Zero double door refrigerator.

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Annapolis

35337 Annapolis Road, $515,000

Bodega Bay

1210 Windy Lane, $680,000

1350 Bodega Ave., $740,000

2032 Sandpiper Court, $870,000

1148 Seaeagle Loop, $1,350,000

Camp Meeker

75 Woodland Ave., $380,000

5422 Lincoln Ave., $397,000

Cazadero

70 Sequoia Ridge Road, $853,000

Cloverdale

243 Red Mountain Drive, $548,000

172 Porterfield Creek Drive, $575,000

Cotati

1177 W. Railroad Ave., $750,000

105 Ward Drive, $765,000

Forestville

9449 Dell Road, $390,000

8004 Savio Lane, $428,000

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Sales of single-family homes recorded in Sonoma County for the week of Sept. 23

One hundred and thirty eight single-family homes sold in Sonoma County during the week of Sept. 23 ranging in price from $180,255 to $2.7 million.

Earning the highest price for the seller this week was 122 Waters Edge Close in The Sea Ranch which sold for $2,650,000 on Aug. 28. This three bedroom, three bathroom, 2,197 square foot home featured modern high-end finishes and million dollar views.

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Bodega Bay

999 Seaeagle Loop, $1,390,000

887 Seaeagle Loop, $1,875,000

Calistoga

3908 Mountain Home Ranch Road, $715,000

Cloverdale

11 Rose Court, $294,000

1183 Highland Ranch Road, $525,000

101 Wallace Lane, $611,000

314 Elbridge Ave., $689,000

31301 Highway 128, $765,000

506 Venezia Way, $810,000

Forestville

11059 Terrace Drive, $460,000

8141 Grape Ave., $558,000

Guerneville

14180 Lovers Lane, $425,000

Healdsburg

229 Prune Tree Drive, $322,000

124 Paul Wittke Drive, $700,000

248 Albert Court, $995,000

373 Parkland Farms

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Sonoma County Glass Fire Latest: 46K Acres Burned, 2% Contained

SONOMA COUNTY, CA — The Glass Fire continued to grow Tuesday in Napa and Sonoma counties, engulfing 46,600 acres by 7 p.m. with 2 percent containment.

“Firefighters continue to focus on structure defense in both Sonoma and Napa Countiestoday while also building and reinforcing containment lines,” Cal Fire’s Sonoma-Lake-Napa Unit said in an evening update. “Changing winds led to some areas of increased fire activity. Some evacuations in the City of Santa Rosa were downgraded. Firefighters will continue to aggressively fight the fire overnight. Aircraft operations were inhibited by smoky conditions and poor visibility. Hot dry weather is anticipated over the next several days.”

Some 22,310 structures remain threatened by the Glass, Shady and Boysen fires burning in the two North San Francisco Bay Area counties. Cal Fire confirmed at least 52 residences have been destroyed by the blaze in Napa County, while 28 homes have been lost in Sonoma

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Glass Fire At 42K Acres, 80 Homes Destroyed Between Napa, Sonoma Counties

The Glass Fire complex of wildfires burning in Napa and Sonoma counties has burned an estimated 42,560 acres and destroyed 80 homes between the two counties as of Tuesday morning, according to Cal Fire.

The blaze, which still is at 0 percent containment, started at 3:50 a.m. Sunday in Napa Valley and spread late Sunday and early Monday into Sonoma County, destroying homes on the east edge of Santa Rosa.


Along with the 80 homes destroyed — 52 in Napa County and 28 in Sonoma County — 32 other structures have been destroyed in the fire and 10,712 others remain threatened, Cal Fire officials said.

A Red Flag Warning issued by the National Weather Service for increased fire danger in the area due to hot and windy weather expired late Monday as winds died down, but above-average temperatures are expected to remain for the rest of the week.



Evacuation orders

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Wildfires Force Thousands to Flee Homes in Napa and Sonoma

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Sole Witness Who Heard Cops Announce Themselves in Breonna Taylor Raid Changed His Story

This week, Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron made the bombshell announcement that the cops who fatally shot Breonna Taylor would not be charged with killing her, calling their use of force in the March raid “justified to protect themselves.”In that justification, he said that one witness corroborated the three officers’ insistence that they knocked and identified themselves at Taylor’s Louisville home while executing a search warrant in connection with a narcotics investigation. It contradicted claims from Taylor’s boyfriend, Kenny Walker, and 11 other residents, who said they didn’t hear the cops announce themselves. Instead, Walker thought he was being burglarized and fired a warning shot that triggered a tragic chain of events.But, according to documents and audio obtained by VICE News on Saturday, that sole witness initially told investigators days after the March

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Sales of single-family homes recorded in Sonoma County for the week of August 16

One hundred and ten single-family homes sold in Sonoma County during the week of Aug. 16 ranging in price from $271,000 to $5.5 million.

Topping our list of real estate transactions this week was 1580 Castle Road in Sonoma which sold for $5,500,000 on Aug. 21. This five bedroom, six bathroom, 6,886 square foot residence featured a gourmet kitchen, great room, pool and a gentleman’s vineyard.

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Cazadero

147 Magic Mountain Road, $271,000

12 Silvia Drive, $431,000

Cloverdale

108 W. Brookside Drive, $285,000

111 Douglas Fir Circle, $634,000

404 Clover Springs Drive, $720,000

227 Vista View Drive, $820,000

Cotati

8811 Poplar Ave., $1,216,500

Forestville

11870 Hillcrest Ave., $400,000

Guerneville

14543 Cherry St., $345,000

14918 Drake Road, $400,000

15356 Orchard Road, $451,000

14033 Woodland Drive, $816,000

Healdsburg

315 Second St., $1,450,000

Jenner

10637 Highway 1, $660,000

22165 Umland Circle, $782,000

Penngrove

2082 Curtis Drive,

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