Breaking News: Kincade Fire rages, aided by hurricane-force winds / OCTOBER 28, 2019

Breaking News: Kincade Fire rages, aided by hurricane-force winds / OCTOBER 28, 2019


the massive kink a fire in California’s
famed wine country burned 84 square miles and forced the evacuations of
about 180,000 as firefighters reported a drop in containment from 10% to 5% by
Sunday night cAL FIRE spokesman told the Sacramento Bee the two firefighters were
injured while fighting the fire and fire crews are attempting to hold the line at
highway 101 the area on the other side of the highway has not burned since the
1940s according to the Los Angeles Times the entire towns of Healdsburg and
Windsor in Sonoma County north of San Francisco were under mandatory
evacuation as the evacuation zone stretched from Healdsburg west through
the Russian River Valley to the day the bay according to the Sonoma County
Sheriff’s Department the Kincaid fire has destroyed 94 structures damaged 17
and threatens an additional 80 thousand officials said structures in the faint
wine country burned including some owned by wineries in the Alexander Valley the
Soto Rock winery along state highway 128 near Healdsburg was consumed early
Sunday morning the governor Gavin Newsom declared a statewide emergency the big
fear now is winter Healdsburg and holding the line on highway 101 so we
keep it on the east side said Newsom who toured the area and visited hospitals
and evacuation centers PG&E customers struggling without electrical power
could remain in the dark until Wednesday utilities spokeswoman Merritt Estados
said Sunday the next outages will hit customers in Kern Fresno and Madera
counties she said

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