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Sand Fire burns 2,500 acres in Yolo County, evacuations lifted

The Sand Fire, which is burning in Yolo County, has reached 2,512 acres and is 90% contained.

Posted: Jun 10, 2019 8:56 AM
Updated: Jun 13, 2019 12:49 PM

LAST UPDATE 12:48 p.m. Thursday, June 13, 2019 - Stay with Action News Now for the latest updates on the Sand Fire as they become available. 

Current acreage and containment numbers

The Sand Fire, which is burning in Yolo County, has reached 2,512 acres and is 90% contained. 

Evacuation information

Evacuations for the Sand Fire were reported by CAL FIRE to have been lifted at 5 p.m. on Monday. 

So far, the fire has destroyed seven non-residential structures. 

To view CAL FIRE's evacuation map for the area, CLICK HERE.

Road closures

Highway 16 reopened at Noon on Tuesday. CAL FIRE asks motorists to be aware of emergency vehicles in the fire area.

Stay up-to-date with road closures and traffic information with the Caltrans Quick Map by CLICKING HERE

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Temperatures are staying cool, but gusty north winds will drive high fire danger across northern California on Tuesday. Breezy north winds, warmer temperatures, and dry conditions are ahead for your Wednesday. We'll stay dry and get even warmer from late this week through this weekend.
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