9:10 p.m. UPDATE: The fire is now 1,000 acres and is 10 percent contained.
Evacuations have been lifted in the Vacaville area.
7:30 p.m. UPDATE: Cal Fire has downgraded the size of the fire to 125 acres, but it continues an eastern trek toward neighborhoods near Peabody Drive and in the vicinity of California State Prison, Solano.
New evacuations are underway in the southern portion of Vacaville
6:30 p.m. UPDATE:
Firefighters are trying to prevent the flames from reaching homes near the Pleasant Valley Golf Course. Evacuations are currently in effect in the area, and an evacuation center has been set up at Fairfield High School
Road closures are in effect in Vacaville.
5:50 p.m. UPDATE: The nearby Paradise Valley Golf Course has shut down its driving range and pulled golfers off of the Front 9 holes, due to the smoke but the course hasn’t been evacuated
“We can see it from the pro shop. It’s just on the other side of the road just beyond the hills,” said Brian Cook.
Current winds in Fairfield are blowing in from the southwest at 15 mph.
FAIRFIELD (CBS13) — A grass fire along Interstate 80 in Fairfield is prompting evacuations.
The fire is 200 acres and is burning toward Nelson and Lagoon Valley roads.
Officers are evacuating homes on Constitution Avenue, Estates Drive, and Couples Circle near the Paradise Valley Golf Course.