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Crews battle wildfire west of Vacaville, evacuation orders lifted

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VACAVILLE, CA - AUGUST 19: A man trying to save a home in Vacaville, Calif., watches futilely as it goes up in flames, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. (Karl Mondon/Bay Area News Group)

SOLANO COUNTY, Calif. — A mandatory evacuation was briefly issued and then lifted as firefighters work to contain a small wildfire just to the west of Vacaville.

The evacuation order was issued around 10:30 a.m. for residents living along Pleasants Valley Road from Cherry Glen Road to Foothill Drive, all the way west to the County Line, according to the Solano County Office of Emergency Services.

At the time, Solano OES warned residents to evacuate immediately because “there is an immediate threat to life.” That order was lifted around 10:50 a.m.

According to Cal Fire, the wildfire ignited near Gibson Canyon Road and Pleasants Valley Road. It has grown to about 10 acres in size.

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Officials open evacuation areas in rural Fairfield, parts of rural Vacaville

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FAIRFIELD — Residents in rural Fairfield and portions of rural Vacaville were allowed to return to their homes midmorning Saturday after evacuation orders for the areas were lifted.

The areas now open in rural Vacaville include portions of Allendale and English Hills east of the existing fire perimeter.

The areas now open in rural Fairfield include rural Green Valley and rural Suisun Valley. An evacuation warning was also lifted for lower Green Valley, to include areas within the Fairfield city limits.

The area along Lyon Road in rural Fairfield remains closed.

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