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Fire at a glance (numbers)

  • Incident Name: LNU Lightning
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: LNU
  • Size (acres): 375,209
  • Percent Contained: 89%
  • Estimate of Containment: September 8, 2020
  • Personnel: 1,759
  • Structures Destroyed: 1,491

LNU Lightning Complex (2 fires), Sonoma-Lake Napa Unit, Cal Fire. IMT 1 (Cal Fire Team 2). Two miles north of Barro, CA. Timber, chaparral and tall grass. Minimal fire behavior with creeping and smoldering. Numerous structures, energy and communication infrastructure threatened. Evacuations, area, road and trail closures in effect.

September 6, 2020 at 11:59 AM

All Evacuation Orders and Warning are lifted for the LNU Lightning Complex. This includes the counties of Colusa, Lake, Napa, Solano, Sonoma and Yolo. Various repairs are ongoing and may create delays and road closures within the area. Some local road closures are:

Napa County:

Berryessa Knoxville Road from Eastside Road to the Napa/Lake County line.

Solano County:

Blueridge Road
Gates Road
Mix Canyon Road

The fire experienced limited growth on the Walbridge Fire and Hennessey Fire. Many repopulated areas remain in an evacuation warning. Crews will continue to work to build containment lines and fire suppression repair teams remain active throughout the area. Dry and hot weather continues, trending throughout the weekend.

Napa County and Lake County:

Hennessey Fire (Merged Fires – Gamble, Green, Aetna, Markley, Spanish, Morgan, Round): Hennessey Ridge Road in Napa County, California: 317,909 acres and 89% contained.
Sonoma County:

Walbridge Fire (merged with Stewarts): West of Healdsburg: 54,940 acres and 95% contained.
Meyers Fire: North of Jenner: 2,360 acres and 100% contained.

September 5, 2020 at 3:07 PM

Last night the fire experienced limited growth on the Walbridge Fire and Hennessey Fire. Many repopulated areas remain in an evacuation warning. Crews will continue to work to build containment lines and fire suppression repair teams remain active throughout the area. Dry and hot weather continues, trending hotter into the weekend

Napa County and Lake County:

Hennessey Fire (Merged Fires – Gamble, Green, Aetna, Markley, Spanish, Morgan, Round): Hennessey Ridge Road in Napa County, California: 317,909 acres and 89% contained.

Sonoma County:

Walbridge Fire (merged with Stewarts): West of Healdsburg: 54,940 acres and 95% contained.
Meyers Fire: North of Jenner: 2,360 acres and 100% contained.

September 3, 2020 at 7:54 AM

Crews will continue to work to build containment lines and fire suppression repair teams remain active throughout the area. Repopulations will continue to occur. Dry and hot weather is predicted and southwest winds are expected today in the area.

Napa County and Lake County:

Hennessey Fire (Merged Fires – Gamble, Green, Aetna, Markley, Spanish, Morgan, Round): Hennessey Ridge Road in Napa County, California: 317,909 acres and 78% contained.

Sonoma County:

Walbridge Fire (merged with Stewarts): West of Healdsburg: 54,940 acres and 87% contained.
Meyers Fire: North of Jenner: 2,360 acres and 100% contained.

September 1, 2020 at 8:45 AM

Firefighters worked to control flare-ups in the interior islands of the fire which pose a threat when near the fires perimeter. Dry weather continues with hotter than usual temperatures this week. Crews will work to mitigate additional fire growth in the North and East areas of the Complex. Repopulations continue to occur in many communities throughout the fire zone as areas are determined safe for return

Napa County and Lake County:

  • Hennessey Fire (Merged Fires – Gamble, Green, Aetna, Markley, Spanish, Morgan, Round): Hennessey Ridge Road in Napa County, California. The fire is currently 317,909 acres and 68% contained.

Sonoma County:

  • Walbridge Fire (merged with Stewarts): West of Healdsburg. The fire is currently 54,940 acres and 73% contained.
  • Meyers Fire: North of Jenner. The fire is currently 2,360 acres and 100% contained.

Evacuation Centers:

EAST ZONE:

Napa County: Crosswalk Community Church – 2590 First Street Napa, CA 94558
Lake County: Kelseyville High School parking lot – 5480 Main Street Kelseyville, CA 95451 (Temporary Evacuation Point)
Yolo / Colusa / Solano County: None
WEST ZONE:

Sonoma County:

Temporary Evacuation Points:

Santa Rosa Fairgrounds: 1350 Bennett Valley Road Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Animal Evacuation Centers:

EAST ZONE

Napa County

Napa County Animal Shelter: 942 Hartle Court, Napa, CA 94559
Valley Brook Equestrian Center: 1132 El Centro Ave. Napa 55 horses
Napa Valley Horseman’s Association: 1200 Foster Road Napa 61 horses
Ag 4 Youth 1200 Foster Rd, Napa 62 Ruminants

Yolo County:

SR-16 westbound @ County Rd 41
County Rd 41 northbound @ County Rd 41A
Colusa County:

SR-16 eastbound @ SR-20
Sand Creek Rd westbound @ Cortina School Rd
Lake/Solano County: None

Sonoma County: None

Evacuations:

EAST ZONE

Evacuation Order:

Napa County:

OES Info: https://www.countyofnapa.org/353/Emergency-Services

Evac Info: https://www.countyofnapa.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=182

Napa County Information Line: (707) 253-4540

https://www.countyofnapa.org/2966/19746/LNU-Wildfires

Highway 128 between Monticello Dam and Moskowite Corners (SR128/121 intersection)

Wragg Canyon
Markley Cove
Pleasure Cove
Highway 121 (Monticello Rd) Between Moskowite Corners(SR128/121 intersection) and Longhorn Ridge Road

Highway 128 (Capell Valley Road/Sage Canyon Rd) from Chiles Pope Valley Road to Hwy 121 (Monticello Road)

Steel Canyon Road
Community of Berryessa Highlands
Berryessa-Knoxville Road from Hwy 128 (at Turtle Rock) to Lake County Line

Community at Spanish Flat Loop Road
Community of Berryessa Pines
Both sides, including resorts and recreational areas of Lake Berryessa, Knoxville
All of Butts Canyon Road and connecting Roads in Napa County

Snell Valley Road
Stagecoach Road
Aetna Springs Road
James Creek Road
Community of Berryessa Estates
Pope Canyon Road from Hardin Road to Berryessa Knoxville Road

Properties on the east side of Highway 29 between Silverado Trail and Lake County line

Old Lawley Toll Road
Palisades Road

Evacuation Warning:

Properties on the east side of Silverado Trail from Rosedale Road to Deer Park Road.
Howell Mountain Road (AKA Old Howell Mountain Road) from Conn Valley Road up to the intersection of White Cottage Road
Howell Mountain Road from Deer Park Road to White Cottage Road, including the community of Angwin
White Cottage Road
Ink Grade from White Cottage Road to Pope Valley Road
Chiles Pope Valley Road from 128 to Pope Valley Road, Pope Valley Road to Aetna Springs Road, all roads in between, including Lower Chiles Valley Road
Pope Canyon Road from Pope Valley Road to Hardin Road, to include Hardin Road and Dollarhide Road
Soda Canyon from Loma Vista to 3700 Soda Canyon Road (Dead End)
Atlas Peak from 2462 Atlas Peak Road (Bubbling Wells Pet Cemetery) to the dead end.
Deer Park Road from Silverado Trail to the intersection of White Cottage Road and Howell Mountain Road. This will include the community of Deer Park, Glass Mountain, Crystal Springs, and St. Helena Hospital
Lake County:

https://www.facebook.com/lakesheriff/

Evacuation Map: HERE

OES Contact:

707-262-2090
Email Sign-Up:

https://member.everbridge.net/index/892807736729003#/signup

Evacuation Orders:

Hidden Valley Lake / Jerusalem Valley Areas

South of Hofacker Ln. to Morgan Valley Rd.
East of Hwy 29
West of Lake / Napa County line
East of Middletown Area

East of Hwy 29
North of Lake / Napa County line up to the intersection of Hey. 29 and St. Helena Creek (Across from Twin Pine Casino)
St. Helena Creek Rd
South of Butts Canyon Rd.

Lower Lake Area (South)

West of Lake / Napa County line
North of Hofacker Ln. extending east to Morgan Valley Rd. Lower Lake Area (North)
North of Morgan Valley Rd.
East of Sky High Ridge Rd. extending north to Hwy. 20
South of Hwy. 20
West of Lake / Napa / Colusa County lines

Evacuation Warnings:

Middletown Area

West of Hwy. 29
North and East of Lake / Napa
South of Anderson Springs Rd. / Neft Rd. / Boggs Mt. Rec. Area extending northeast to Hwy. 29 / Hofacker Ln.
Lower Lake Area

East of Big Canyon Rd. / Perini Rd. / Seigler Canyon Rd.
South and west of Hwy. 29
North of the previous evacuation order / warning line of Anderson Springs Rd. / Neft Rd. / Boggs Mt. Rec. Area extending northeast to Hwy. 29 / Hofacker Ln.

East Lake County Area

South and West of Lake / Colusa County line

The Evacuation Order has been reduced to an Evacuation Warning for the areas east of Hwy. 29, north of Butts Canyon Road, south of Morgan Valley Road and west of the intersection of Morgan Valley Road and Rocky Creek Road, extending south to the intersection of Butts Canyon Road and Guenoc Road. This includes all residences in the area of Lower Lake, Spruce Grove Road, Hofacker Lane, and Hidden Valley Lake. This does not include Jerusalem Valley or any part within the burn area of the fire which remains as an Evacuation Order.

Yolo County

Evacuation Order

Zone 1
Zone 2
Evacuation Warning

Zone 3
Colusa County:

Evacuation Order

Zone C1: All areas and residents West SR-16, South of SR-20, East of the Colusa/Lake County Line.
Zone C2: All areas and residents North of the Colusa/Yolo County Line, East of SR-16, West of Sand Creek/Green Road, and South of the dead end of Spring Valley Road.

Evacuation Warning:

Zone C3: All areas and residents South of Walnut Drive, West of Spring Valley Road/Walters Creek/Corinthia-Vineyard Road, East of SR-20, and North of the intersection of SR-20/SR-16, extending East to the dead end of Spring Valley Road.
Z
one C4: All areas and residents South of Brim Road/Old Leesville Grade/Leesville Road, East of the Colusa/Lake County Line, West and North of SR-20.

A Local Assistance Center will open at 2751 Napa Valley Corporate Drive, Building (A) from 9am-6pm. Please call 707-299-2190 to schedule an appointment due to COVID to allow for social distancing

Solano County

Evacuation Order has been reduced to an Evacuation Warning. Only residents are permitted to re-enter the area with appropriate Identification.

Solano County begins phased repopulation process; helping residents safely return home after evacuation

Solano County begins phased repopulation process; helping residents safely return home after evacuation

Phase 1: This phase went into effect on August 27, 2020. This phase included residents who live in the areas West of Interstate 80 from Lyon Road to Vaca Valley Road, including Vaca Valley Road. Gates Canyon Road will remain closed.

Phase 2: Today, August 28, 2020 phase 2 has gone into effect and includes the area north of Vaca Valley Road up to Cantelow Road and from Pleasants Valley Road to Gibson Canyon Road. Cantelow Road from Pleasants Valley Road to English Hills Road will remain closed. Mix Canyon Road will remain closed.

Phase 3: Today, Phase 3 of the repopulation effort went into effect, and all County residents, including those in Phase 1 and 2, are able to return safely to their homes. Please note, a few roads will remain closed due to unsafe conditions, affecting approximately 60 properties.

The following road closures will remain even after phased reopening. Road closure removal will be determined at a future date. Access will remain restricted due to road damage, utility needs and falling trees.

Gates Canyon Road
Mix Canyon Road
Blue Ridge Road
Cantelow Road from Pleasant’s Valley Road to English Hills Road
Pleasant’s Valley Road from Shale Peak Lane to Quail Canyon Road

A Local Assistance Center will open in Vacaville on Sunday, August 30 to offer in-person support services to residents and property owners impacted by the LNU Lightning Complex fire. The center is located at the Solano Community College campus in Vacaville (2001 North Village Parkway), will be open from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., and will operate seven days a week until further notice. For more information call (707) 784-1575 during regular hours of operation.

WEST ZONE

Sonoma County:

socoemergency.org

Residents and visitors can dial 2-1-1

You can also view an interactive evacuation map here

The following areas were downgraded from Evacuation Order to Evacuation Warning:

A portion of Zone 2E2 has been downgraded from Evacuation Order to Evacuation Warning.

Zone 2E2:
West of the Dry Creek (the actual creek) between Stewarts Point Skaggs Springs Road to Chimese Road
NOTE: Stewarts Point Skaggs Springs Road and Chimese Road remain under evacuation order
NOTE: Fall Creek Road is downgraded to an evacuation warning. People returning to the area will need to show proof of residency at the checkpoint located at Stewarts Point Skaggs Springs Road at the Fish Hatchery.

NOTE: People returning to their homes off of West Dry Creek will have to utilize Lambert Bridge Road and Yoakim Bridge Road to return.

TCP

Armstrong Woods Road @ Sweetwater Springs Road with residence checks to burn area.
Sweetwater Springs Road, no residents passed 17990
Armstrong Woods Road, no residents passed 16881
Sweetwater Springs Road @ Westside Road – no traffic on Sweetwater Springs Road
Mill Creek Road @ Wallace Creek Road – No traffic into the burn area
Chemise Road @ Burn Area – no traffic into the burn area
Jameson Road @ Burn Area
Brack Road @ Burn Area
Old Cazadero Road @ Chimney Rock Road
15000 block Gabes Rock Road
King Ridge Road @ Lions Head Ranch Road
King Ridge Road @ Cazadero Road
A portion of zones 1D5 downgraded from Evacuation Order to Evacuation Warning

Westside Road south of Sweetwater Springs Road
North of the Russian River
West of the Hacienda Bride to Korbel
NOTE: McPeak Road north of Wasson Road remain order
NOTE: Mount Jackson resort Road to remain under order
A portion of zones 1B3 downgraded from Evacuation Order to Evacuation Warning
North and East of Lion Head Ranch Road at King Ridge Road
South West of 14900 Stewart Point Skaggs Springs Road NOTE: Remainder of the zone still under Evacuation Order NOTE: Lion Head Ranch Road under evacuation order

The following areas have had all evacuation orders lifted:

Map Grid 2A2 Evacuation Order Lifted

  • North of the Dry Creek and the norther fork of Lake Sonoma County
  • West of Dutcher Creek, City of Coverdale city limits and Hwy 128
  • South of the Mendocino County line

TCPs to change to:

  • Sweetwater at Westside (Moved from Wholer at Eastside Road)
  • River Road at McPeak just west of Korbel (Moved from River Road at River Drive)
  • Mountain Jackson Resort Road at Westside Road (Moved from River Road at Odd Fellows Road)
  • McPeak Road at Wasson Road (New)
  • Sewell at King Ridge (Already in Place)
  • 14900 Stewarts Point Skaggs Springs Road (Moved from 22303 Skaggs Springs Road)
  • King Ridge Road at Cazadero Highway (Already in place)
  • Skaggs Springs Road at the Fish Hatchery

A Local Assistance Center will open in Sonoma County at Healdsburg High School, 1024 Prince Street, Healdsburg from 10 am-7 pm.

Road Closures

EAST ZONE

Napa County

  • SR-128 eastbound at Chiles Pope Valley Road
  • SR-121 northbound at Circle Oaks
  • SR-128 westbound at Pleasants Valley Road
  • Pope Valley Rd northbound @ Aetna Springs Rd
  • Pope Canyon Rd eastbound @ Hardin Rd

Lake County:

Lower Lake:

Butts Canyon Road eastbound at Oat Hill Road southbound

Middletown:

Morgan Valley Road eastbound at Sky High Ridge Road

Yolo County:

  • SR-16 westbound at County Road 41
  • County Road 41 northbound at County Road 41A
  • SR-128 westbound, east of Pleasants Valley Rd.

Colusa County:

  • SR-16 south/eastbound at SR-20 (staffed by CHP and Caltrans)
  • Sand Creek Road westbound @ Cortina School Road (unstaffed, locked gate)

Solano County:

  • Gates Canyon Road at Pleasants Valley Road
  • Mix Canyon at Pleasants Valley Road

WEST ZONE

Sonoma County:

  • West Dry Creek Road at Chemise Road
  • Sweetwater at Westside
  • Westside Road at Hendricks Street (fixed post)
  • 14900 Stewarts Point-Skaggs Springs Road
  • Mt. Jackson Resort Road at Westside Road
  • McPeak Road at Sunnyside Drive
  • Armstrong at Rio Nido Rd
  • 15000 Block Gabes Rock Road
  • King Ridge at Lions Head Ranch Road
  • King Ridge Road Road Cazadero Hwy
  • Old Cazadero Road at Chimney Rock
  • Mountain View Ranch Road at Burn Area
  • Koch Road at Burn Area
  • Wine Creek Road at Burn Area