Gov. Brown Declares State of Emergency in North Bay (VIDEO OF FIRE)
(BayAreaNewsTalk.com) – Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency in Sonoma, Napa and Yuba counties because of multiple fires in the areas.
The Tubbs Fire in Napa County has burned about 35,000 acres and the Atlas Fire in Napa County has burned at least 8,000 acres as of 9 a.m. today, Cal Fire officials said.
Fires also are burning in north Santa Rosa and in the Rohnert Park area.
The fires have closed 30 school districts in Sonoma County, as well as Santa Rosa Junior College and Sonoma State University.
Approximately 20 shelters have opened in the county because of mandatory evacuations. A list of the shelters can be found at https://srcity.org/610/Emergency-Information.