VACAVILLE (CBS SF/BCN) – Cal Fire crews battled a 4-alarm wildfire near Vacaville Thursday, which prompted the Solano Sheriff to order mandatory evacuations that afternoon.
Cal Fire Sonoma-Lake-Napa Unit (Cal Fire LNU) first reported the fire near the intersection of Timm Road and Buena Vista Drive around 2 p.m. By 2:35 p.m., the fire had reached 15 acres, but 10 minutes later, authorities reported that they stopped the blaze’s forward progress.
The blaze also caused at least 1,400 homes to lose power.
At 3 p.m., the evacuation order increased to include north of Cantelow Rd, south of Peaceful Glen Rd, east of English Hills Rd., and west of Timm Rd.
The cause of the fire remained unknown Thursday afternoon.
Authorities shutdown Timm Road between Peaceful Glen Road and Midway Road while fighting the fire.
This story will be updated.