NAPA COUNTY (CBS13) – New numbers Tuesday morning from Cal Fire show the Canyon Fire, which is burning in Napa County near Lake Berryessa, grew slightly overnight.
Firefighters have managed to keep the acreage of the Canyon Fire at 64 acres and increased containment to 85%
Cal Fire said firefighters have increased containment on the fire, which is now 65% contained.
According to the Napa Cal Fire spokesperson, nine home have been evacuated as a precaution. No homes have been damaged or destroyed in the blaze and no injuries have been reported.
Highway 128 remains closed from Ragg Canyon to Monticello Dam.
Cal Fire says the wildfire has scorched 64 acres, up from 55 acres overnight. It remains 60 percent contained as of Tuesday morning.
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The Canyon Fire started Monday afternoon near Highway 128, east of St. Helena.
The highway is closed in both directions up to Markley Cove.
Evacuations are still in effect as of Tuesday morning.