Crews fight 4-alarm wildfire near Vacaville, Solano sheriff calls for evacuations

VACAVILLE (CBS SF/BCN) – Cal Fire crews battled a 4-alarm wildfire near Vacaville on Thursday, prompting the Solano sheriff to order mandatory evacuations that afternoon.

Cal Fire Sonoma-Lake-Napa Unit (Cal Fire LNU) first reported the fire near the intersection of Timm Road and Buena Vista Drive at around 2pm. that they stopped the advance of the fire.

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4-alarm fire in Vacaville, near Timm Road.

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The fire also left at least 1,400 homes without power.

At 3pm, the evacuation order increased to include north Cantelow Rd, south of Peaceful Glen Rd, east of English Hills Rd. and west of Timm Rd.

The cause of the fire remained unknown on Thursday afternoon.

Authorities closed Timm Road between Peaceful Glen Road and Midway Road while fighting the fire.

This story will be updated.

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