Some residents in the city of Vacaville, California, were asked to evacuate their homes this morning as a wildfire is raging in the area.
The Vacaville Fire Protection District tweeted that evacuations are in effect for “all of Pleasants Valley Rd and connecting streets/roads.”
“There are numerous locations where people are trying to get out and we’re working our way up to them,” the Solano County Sheriff dispatch told CNN.
Here’s the latest from the Solano County Office of Emergency Services:
“An EVACUATION ORDER has been issued for all residents south of Gates Canyon Road to Hwy 80 and Pleasants Valley Road west to Blue Ridge Road. An evacuation order means there is immediate threat to life. This is a lawful order to leave now. The area is lawfully closed to public access. An EVACUATION ORDER has been issued for all residents north of Gates Canyon Road to Quail Canyon Road and Pleasants Valley Road to Blue Ridge Road due to wildfire. An evacuation order means there is immediate threat to life…”
The wildfire impacting the county is called the LNU Lightning Complex Fire, the Solano County Office of Emergency Services said in a post on Facebook. It’s one of dozens of fires burning across California.
Vacaville is located in Solano County in Northern California. The city has a population of approximately 100,000 people and is located between San Francisco and Sacramento.
CNN is on the ground in Vacaville: