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Crews using air and ground resources to battle vegetation fire in Napa County

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By Yosi Yahoudai
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Crystal Fire: Forward progress stopped on vegetation fire in Napa County

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Updated: 5:36 PM PDT Jun 5, 2024

RIGHT NOW IN NAPA COUNTY. RIGHT NOW, CREWS ARE WORKING TO STOP A BRUSH FIRE. THANKS FOR JOINING US AT FOUR. I’M LISA GONZALEZ, AND I’M TY STEELE. FIRE OFFICIALS SAY BUILDINGS ARE THREATENED BY THIS. THE FIRE IS BURNING ABOUT EIGHT MILES OUTSIDE OF SAINT HELENA. IT BROKE OUT JUST BEFORE TWO THIS AFTERNOON IN DRY GRASS NEAR CRYSTAL SPRINGS ROAD. AND YOU CAN SEE THE SMOKE THAT IT’S PUTTING UP ONCE WE TAKE THE VIDEO HERE. THERE ARE PLANES AND HELICOPTERS RIGHT NOW ON THIS ONE. DROPPING WATER, DROPPING RETARDANT, TRYING TO CONTAIN THESE FLAMES AS OBVIOUSLY THERE’S GROUND CREWS AS WELL. WE’VE SEEN THE FIRE COME NEAR AT LEAST ONE HOME. YOU CAN SEE THOSE RETARDANT LINES ON THE EDGE OF THE BURN SCAR. THE CHARRED GRASS AND THE BRUSH ALL AROUND THAT HOME. CAL FIRE SAYING THE FIRE HAS BURNED AT LEAST 57 ACRES. SO WE’RE ZOOMING IN ON THAT HOME THAT YOU CAN SEE THAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DESPERATELY TRYING TO SAVE. BIG GIANT HOME THERE, RIG

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Crystal Fire: Forward progress stopped on vegetation fire in Napa County

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Updated: 5:36 PM PDT Jun 5, 2024

Forward progress has been stopped on a vegetation fire burning in Napa County on Wednesday. Cal Fire said around 5:15 p.m. the fire near Crystal Springs Road in St. Helena burned about 60 acres and was 50% contained. Air and ground resources were being used to knock down what is being called the Crystal Fire. The Napa County Fire Department also responded. Cal Fire said structures in the area were threatened by the flames. Triple-digit heat and wind gusts in Northern California have made grass fires more likely. See more coverage of top California stories here | Download our app.

Forward progress has been stopped on a vegetation fire burning in Napa County on Wednesday.

Cal Fire said around 5:15 p.m. the fire near Crystal Springs Road in St. Helena burned about 60 acres and was 50% contained.

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Air and ground resources were being used to knock down what is being called the Crystal Fire. The Napa County Fire Department also responded.

Cal Fire said structures in the area were threatened by the flames.

Triple-digit heat and wind gusts in Northern California have made grass fires more likely.

See more coverage of top California stories here | Download our app.

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Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.

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