The Glass Fire burning near St. Helena in Napa County has grown to at least 1,200 acres with zero containment in the course of about seven hours Sunday, according to a Cal Fire update provided just before 1 p.m.

Cal Fire has issued evacuation orders for the following areas:

  • Eastside of Silverado Trail from Lommel Road to Pickett Road.
  • All of Crystal Springs Road and North Fork Crystal Springs College Avenue at Howell Mountain Road to White Cottage Road.
  • All of Freisen Drive, including all roads west of College Avenue and Freisen Drive.
  • All of Lommel Road.

Cal Fire alerted the public to the fire, then 20 acres, at North Fork Crystal Springs Road and Crystal Springs Road just before 5 a.m. Sunday. The cause of the fire is still unknown.

Alert Wildfire Evacuation orders are in effect due to the 800-acre Glass Incident near St. Helena, Calif. on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020.

The Crosswalk Community Church in Napa at 2590 First Street is operating as an evacuation center. Residents are reminded that they must adhere to Covid-19 health measures while at the center, including use of face coverings, good hygiene and physical distancing.

Crews from several local fire departments have been deployed to provide assistance.

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