Nearly There! #ButtsFire 95% Under Control on Wednesday in Napa, Lake Counties

#ButtsFire photo courtesy of CalFireUpdates @CalFireUpdates/Twitter. July 7.
#ButtsFire photo courtesy of CalFireUpdates @CalFireUpdates/Twitter. July 7.
The Butts Fire that burned 4,300 acres in Napa and Lake counties is 95 percent contained as of this morning, a Cal Fire spokeswoman said.

The fire started around 12:10 p.m. on July 1 and destroyed two residences and seven outbuildings while causing evacuations and road closures in an area northwest of Lake Berryessa.

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The fire has been turned over today to Cal Fire's Sonoma-Lake-Napa unit. Firefighters were mopping up and patrolling the fire perimeter this morning, fire officials said.

The cause of the blaze is under investigation.


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--Bay City News


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