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  • Incident Name: Atlas, Napa County
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: LNU
  • Size (acres): 51,624
  • Percent Contained: 100%
  • Estimate of Containment: October 24, 2017
  • Personnel: 1,068 (complex total)
  • Structures Destroyed: 458 residential, 19 commercial, 290 outbuildings

Southern LNU Complex, (3 fires). One mile east of Napa, CA. Timber, brush and short grass. Minimal fire behavior. Residences threatened. Evacuations, road and area closures in effect.

October 23, 2017 at 8:26 AM

On the Atlas Fire, 565 structures remained threatened and 3,228 civilians remain evacuated.

October 21, 2017 at 11:18 AM

The Southern LNU Complex is being managed in Unified Command by CAL FIRE Incident Management Team 3 and the Napa County Sheriff’s Department. Firefighters continue to strengthen perimeter control lines, provide structure defense and engage in tactical patrol. As some residents are allowed to return to their homes, please drive carefully as emergency personnel are still working throughout the fire area.

Napa County road closures still in effect:

SR 128 at Bennet Lane
HWY 29 at Tubbs
HWY 29 Western Mine Road
Hillcrest at Westgate
Redwood at Browns Valley
Spring Mountain at St. Helena
Redwood at Mt. Veeder
Kortum Canyon at Sharps
Petrified Forest at Franz Valley
HWY 29 at Upper Old Lawley Toll

October 20, 2017 at 6:44 AM

Firefighters continue to strengthen perimeter control lines, provide structure defense and engage in tactical patrol. As some residents are allowed to return to their homes, please drive carefully as emergency personnel are still working throughout the fire area.

Napa County Road closures:

Atlas Peak at Westgate
Soda Canyon at Silverado Trail
SR 128 at Bennet Lane
HWY 29 at Tubbs
HWY 29 Western Mine Road
Up Atlas Peak at Westgate
Hillcrest at Westgate
Redwood at Browns Valley
Spring Mountain at St. Helena
Redwood at Mt. Veeder
Kortum Canyon at Sharps
Petrified Forest at Franz Valley
HWY 29 at Upper Old Lawley Toll

October 17, 2017 at 7:21 PM

The Southern LNU Complex is being managed in Unified Command by CAL FIRE Incident Management Team 3 and the Napa County Sheriff’s Department. Firefighters continue to strengthen perimeter control lines, provide structure defense and engage in tactical patrol. As some residents are allowed to return to their homes, please drive carefully as emergency personnel are still working throughout the fire area. CAL FIRE asks the public to never fly drones in the area of wildfires. Remember, If you Fly, We Can’t! For information on the Nuns Fire, call (707) 967-­4207.

On 10/17/2017 at 4:00 PM, The Mandatory Evacuation Order were lifted for the following areas.
• All of Green Valley Road from Wild Horse Valley Road

On 10/17/2017 at 5:00 PM, The Mandatory Evacuation Order were lifted for the following areas.
• All of Partrick Road, West of Browns Valley Road.

Be aware that traffic interruptions may exist due to fire and utilities equipment working in the area. Some homes may not have utilities, including electric and gas. PG&E is working diligently to restore services. For electrical safety tips after a wild fire refer to PG&E at https://tinyurl.com/y7dny9tt

October 16, 2017 at 8:37 PM

Fire behavior today was minimal confined to interior pockets

The northern perimeter of the fire with heavy fuels and steep terrain continue to hamper containment efforts

6 confirmed civilian fatalities

986 structures threatened and 4,351 civilians evacuated

October 15, 2017 at 8:17 AM

Firefighters continue to strengthen perimeter control lines, provide structure defense and engage in tactical patrol. As some residents are allowed to return to their homes, please drive carefully as emergency personnel are still working throughout the fire area.

October 14, 2017 at 1:23 PM

The Southern LNU Complex is being managed in Unified Command by CAL FIRE Incident Management Team 3 and the Napa County Sheriff’s Department. A Red Flag Warning, due to high winds and low humidity, will remain in effect throughout much of today. Firefighters continue to strengthen perimeter control lines, provide structure defense and engage in tactical patrol.

Evacuations:

Napa County
Mandatory:
Circle Oaks
Wild Horse Valley Road
SR 128 to Moskowite
Berryessa Highlands

Advisory:
East of Soscol Ave between Silverado Trail and West Imola Ave, East of Hwy 221 between West Imola Ave and Hwy 29, East of Hwy29 between Hwy 221 and Jameson Canyon Rd., North of Jameson Canyon Rd. between Hwy 12 and the Napa/Solano County line. West of HWY 29- Oakville Grade to Rutherford Road.

Solano County
Mandatory:
Upper and Lower Green Valley

Advisory:

West of Pleasants Valley Rd, from Hwy 128 South to Mix Canyon Rd.
North of Jameson Canyon Road from the Solano/Napa County Line to Interstate 80, North of Interstate 80 between Jameson Canyon Road and Suisun Valley Road, and West of Suisun Valley Road between Interstate 80 and the Solano/Napa County line.

October 11, 2017 at 3:12 PM

Napa County Sheriff:

Forecasted conditions have worsened. In the interest of life safety, it has become necessary to expand and implement the CalFire Mandatory evacuation for the entire city of Calistoga

Exit the City via SR 29 South or via the Silverado Trail South to Zinfandel Lane then west to SR 29 South

October 11, 2017 at 9:55 AM

The Southern LNU Complex is being managed in Unified Command by CAL FIRE Incident Management Team 3 and the Napa County Sheriff’s Department. The complex is made of the Atlas, Nuns and Partrick Fires. All three fires experienced fire growth as a result of anticipated wind conditions. Forecasts include a change in wind speed and direction in the days to come. A Red Flag Warning continues to exist over the fire area. Firefighters continue to take suppressive action and additional resources from across the state are enroute to provide assistance

Structures Threatened: 5,000
Structures Destroyed: 125
Evacuations: Mandatory Evacuations for the following Counties:
Napa County
Monticello Park, Silverado Country Club, Hardman/McKinley/Estee, Circle Oaks, Buhman Rd., Wild Horse Valley Road, Silverado Trail from Trancas to SR 128, SR 128 to Moskowite, Monteceto/Monte Vista, Berryessa Highlands

Solano County
Upper and Lower Green Valley

Sonoma County
All of Glen Ellen, West of Jack London State Park, East of Bennet Valley Golf Course, Sonoma Mountain Road, Bennet Ridge Road, Sonoma Mountain Road, Enterprise Road, Wall Road, Cavedale Road Arnold Drive, Partrick Rd to Browns Valley Rd

Advisory Evacuations Lovall Valley

Road Closures per county:

Napa County
SR 121 at Atlas Peak
SR 121 at Wooden Valley Cross
SR 121 at SR 128
SR 128 at Berryessa Knoxville
SR 128 at Silverado Trail
Silverado Trail at Oak Knoll
Silverado Trail at Oakville Cross Roads
Silverado Trail at Soda Canyon Road.
Siverado Trail at Hardman Ave.
Silverado Trail at Skellenger
Silverado Trail at Trancas
Silverado Trail at Sage Canyon
Yountville at Finnel Rd.
Silverado Trail at Rutherford
Berryessa Knoxville at HWY 128
Moskowite corners (Hwy 121 at Hwy 128)
Wooden Valley at Monticello
Hagen at First
Coombsville at 2nd
Coombsville at 3rd
Coombsville at 4th
Wild Horse Valley at Green Valley Road
Chiles Valley Rd. at Hwy 128
Lower Chiles Valley Rd. at Hwy 128

Solano County
Joyce Lane
Roads accessed by Twin Sister Rd
All roads west of Green Valley Rd
From mason Rd. to Valley End
Streets in Green Valley Estates
West of Green Valley Rd.
Suisun Valley Rd from Napa
County line to Rockville Rd.
Rockville Road from Suisun
Valley to Green Valley Rd.
Streets west of Green Valley Rd.
from mason Rd to Valley End
All streets of Green Valley Rd.
North of Rockville Rd.

Sonoma County
Wall Road
West bound Redwood Rd. at
Browns Valley Rd.
Oakville Rd at Dry Creek Rd.
HWY 12 at Arnold Drive
HWY 12 at Madrone
Arnold Drive at Madrone
HWY 12 at Trinity Rd.
Bennet Valley Rd. at Sonoma Mountain
Melita Rd. at HWY 12
Crane Canyon Rd. at Petaluma
North of Bennet Ridge Rd
West of Savannah Trail
East of Bardy Rd.
South of Sonoma Mountain
Partrick Rd to Browns Valley Rd

Evacuation Shelters:
Calistoga Fairgrounds:
1435 N Oak St, Calistoga, CA 94515

Napa Valley College Gym,
1088 College Ave, St Helena, CA 94574

Crosswalk Community Church (FULL),
2590 1st Street Napa, CA 94558

Solano Community College
4000 Suisun Valley Rd. Fairfield, CA

Animal Shelters:
Napa County Animal Shelter (Small Animals)
942 Hartle Ct., Napa, CA 94559

Solano College (Large Animals)
4000 Suisun Valley Rd., Fairfield, CA 94534

October 10, 2017 at 5:29 PM

HWY128 Capell Valley Rd closed. Evacuation taking place in the trailer park at 6004 Monticello Rd. Residents impacted in the community of Berryessa Highlands.

October 10, 2017 at 8:32 AM

CAL FIRE Incident Management Team 3 has assumed Command of the Nuns and Partrick Fires, along with the Atlas Fire. These incidents have been combined as the Southern LNU Complex. These fires continue to burn in steep rugged terrain and heavy fuels. Currently winds are out of the Southwest. Weather forecasts predict winds to shift and come from the North in the coming days. Firefighters are strengthening control lines in preparation for this shift.

Evacuations:

Mandatory:
Monticello Park, Silverado Country Club, Hardman/McKinley/Estee, Circle Oaks, Buhman, Wild Horse Valley Road, Silverado Trail from Trancas to SR 128, SR 128 to Moskowite

Advisory:

Lovall Valley

Evacuation Shelters:
Calistoga Fairgrounds:
1435 N Oak St, Calistoga, CA 94515

Napa Valley College Gym,
1088 College Ave, St Helena, CA 94574

Crosswalk Community Church (FULL),
2590 1st Street Napa, CA 94558

Animal Shelters:
Napa County Animal Shelter (Small Animals)
942 Hartle Ct., Napa, CA 94559

Solano College (Large Animals)
4000 Suisun Valley Rd., Fairfield, CA 94534

Road Closures:

SR 121 at Atlas Peak, SR 121 at Wooden Peak, SR 121 at SR 128, SR 128 at Berryessa Knoxville, SR 128 at Silverado Trail, Silverado Trail at Oak Knoll, Silverado Trail at Oakville, Silverado Trail at Skellenger, Silverado Trail at Trancas, Silverado Trail at Sage Canyon, Yountville at Finnel, Silverado Trail at Rutherford, Knoxville at Turtle Rock, Moskowite corners, Wooden Valley at Monticello, Hagen at First, Coombsville at 2nd, Coombsville at 3rd, Coombsville at 4th, Wild Horse Valley at Green Valley Road