YOLO COUNTY, Calif. - The “County Fire” that initially burned in Yolo County and has now spread to neighboring Napa and Lake Counties has grown in just a span of three days.
The blaze broke out Saturday at around 2 p.m. on County Road 63 and Highway 16 in Rumsey Canyon, which prompted a complete closure of Highway 16 for some time.
As of Monday, the fire is more than 44,000 acres with 3 percent containment, on Saturday the fire started at 8,000 acres.
About 1,226 personnel have been sent to battle the grueling fire, but no structures have been destroyed and there have not been reports of injuries.
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