Posted by on October 9, 2017
Categories: Bay Area

( – 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

2 responses to Gov. Brown Declares State of Emergency in North Bay (VIDEO OF FIRE)

  1. Jo Ann Hull October 9th, 2017 at 1:21 pm

    Governor Brown went and sent water from Bear River reservoir to LA. I went there 2 weeks ago and the levels are down 160 feet on the Reservoir and was told it went to LA. Maybe he should be concerned about Northern California and Bay Area.

  2. Gov. Jerry Brown October 12th, 2017 at 10:22 pm

    This is the worst disaster to strike the state since I was elected Governor!