The Snell Fire in Napa County broke out on September 9.

Cal Fire

Napa County Fire Is Spreading, Cal Fire Says

KCBS Radio Weekend News
September 09, 2018 - 8:10 am

The Snell Fire that ignited Saturday afternoon in Napa County has grown to 1,900 acres and threatens 180 structures, according to a Sunday morning update from Cal Fire.

The fire is burning southeast of Middletown, near Butte Canyon and Snell Valley roads.

The Napa County Sheriff's Department issued mandatory evacuations for residents of the west side of Berryessa Knoxville Road from Pope Creek Bridge to Lake-Napa County line. People who live on Snell Valley Road and all roads to Snell Valley and Berryessa Estates were also told to leave their homes.

The flames are consuming "grassy oak woodlands with a moderate rate of spread," according to Cal Fire.

Firefighters have contained 10 percent of the Snell Fire. Investigators are trying to determine what set it off.

There have been no injuries and damaged homes, according to Cal Fire.