Northern California Wildfires Are Nearly 100 Percent Contained

Weeks after an onslaught of blazes first ignited in Northern California’s famed wine country, authorities say they’re close to fully extinguishing each of the devastating wildfires.

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, known as Cal Fire, said as of Monday night it had 100 percent containment on four of the fires: the Atlas fire and the Nuns fire in Napa and Sonoma counties; the Sulphur fire in Lake County; and the Redwood Valley fire in Mendocino County.

Fire authorities are on the verge of fully extinguishing the Tubbs fire in Sonoma and Napa counties and Sonoma County’s Pocket fire, both of which are at 99 percent containment. read more >>