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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Beazer showcases Union Trail town homes in Henderson

Beazer Homes will showcase a collection of new single-family town homes at its popular Union Trails community in the foothills of Henderson Sept. 26-27 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Affordably priced from the $250,000s, Union Trails offers spacious, low-maintenance, two- and three-story floor plans with up to five bedrooms, each built with the high-caliber design and construction standards.

The “Discover Union Trails” event will offer guided tours of Union Trails’ model homes, the Barclay, Bedford and Griffin plans. Homebuyers will learn about other available floor plans, including the popular Cambridge and Albany plans, as well as limited-time, end-of-summer incentives on move-in-ready options.

Attendees will enjoy light refreshments and can explore amenities in and around Union Trails, including an on-site park with picnic area, in addition to nearby shopping, dining, golf and other outdoor recreation. Lenders will be available to consult on loan options and the pre-qualification process.

The Griffin

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