Snell, Napa County

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  • Incident Name: Snell, Napa County
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: LNU
  • Size (acres): 2,490
  • Percent Contained: 100%
  • Estimate of Containment: Sept. 15, 2018
  • Personnel: 746
  • Structures Destroyed: 0

Snell, Sonoma-Lake Napa Unit, Cal Fire. Twelve miles east of Middletown, CA. Brush and tall grass. Minimal fire behavior. Numerous residences threatened.

September 13, 2018 at 8:26 AM

Crews continue to mop up and secure control lines. All areas evacuations and road closures have been lifted. Returning residents are reminded to stay alert and vigilant as fire conditions can always change.

Fire personnel are still active in the area with numerous large firefighting apparatus on the roadways, please drive cautiously when returning.

September 12, 2018 at 7:50 AM

All areas evacuations and road closures on the Snell Fire have been lifted. Returning residents are reminded to stay alert and vigilant as fire conditions can always change. Fire personnel are still active in the area with numerous large firefighting apparatus on the roadways, please drive cautiously when returning.

September 10, 2018 at 8:08 AM

2,490 acres burning in grassy oak woodlands, cooling trend forecasted for this week which should assist fire crews with suppression efforts, remote location with difficult access, 180 structures threatened.

Evacuations: West side of Berryessa Knoxville Road from Pope Creek Bridge to Lake-Napa County line, Snell Valley Road and all roads to Snell Valley and Berryessa Estates.

Road Closures: Berryessa Knoxville Road from Putah Creek Bridge north to the County line, Snell Valley Road at the intersection of Butts Canyon Road.

Evacuation Center: Pope Valley Farm Center, 5800 Pope Valley Road Pope Valley, Ca
Calistoga Fair Grounds Calistoga, Ca

September 9, 2018 at 1:05 PM

Evacuation shelter is now open at Calistoga Fairgrounds for residents impacted by Snell Fire.

Address 1435 North Oak Street in Calistoga.

September 9, 2018 at 8:59 AM

Fire is burning in a remote location with difficult access.  Fire behavior moderated overnight and fire continues to burn to the east.

1,900 acres burning in grassy oak woodlands with a moderate rate of spread, spotting observed, hot and dry conditions, remote location with difficult access, 180 structures threatened.

Evacuations: West side of Berryessa Knoxville Road from Pope Creek Bridge to Lake-Napa County line, Snell Valley Road and all roads to Snell Valley and Berryessa Estates.

Road Closures: Berryessa Knoxville Road from Putah Creek Bridge north to the County line, Snell Valley Road at the intersection of Butts Canyon Road.

September 8, 2018 at 8:22 PM

The fire is burning in grassy oak woodlands with a moderate rate of spread, spotting observed, hot and dry conditions, remote location with difficult access, 180 structures threatened.

Evacuations: West side of Berryessa Knoxville Road from Pope Creek Bridge to Lake-Napa County line, Snell Valley Road and all roads to Snell Valley and Berryessa Estates.

Road Closures: Berryessa Knoxville Road from Putah Creek Bridge north to the County line, Snell Valley Road at the intersection of Butts Canyon Road.

Evacuation Center: Pope Valley Farm Center, 5800 Pope Valley Road Pope Valley.