Bible Fire Scorches 30 Acres
Monticello Fire Near Lake Berryessa 35% ContainedCrews battling a wildfire burning in a rugged patch of far Northern California were facing another day of triple-digit temperatures and gusty winds Monday as officials warned that the flames could again threaten homes.
Monticello Fire Evacuations Lifted, But Challenges Still Ahead For FirefightersFire crews were able to make some progress Sunday despite the challenges they faced. Temperatures reached the triple digits and the wind continued to blow embers.
Evacuations Lifted For Monticello FireA rural fire in Northern California raged throughout the night, challenging firefighters Sunday with rising temperatures and the threat of shifting winds, officials said.
Monticello Fire Jumps In Size, But Some Residents Staying PutThick smoke is spread across the sky. The fire lines on the ground are growing, but fierce flames are reaching high enough to touch tree-limbs.