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 … Read more

Caltrans worker killed in hit-and-run accident on Interstate 80 near Vacaville

VACAVILLE – A hit and run driver killed a Caltrans worker Friday near Vacaville on Interstate 80, the agency said. The collision happened near the Cherry Glen Road on-ramp along I-80 heading west, the California Highway Patrol said. CBS 13 Sacramento reported that the driver fled after the incident but was later arrested. The name … Read more

Suisun City man arrested after shooting at Fiesta Days de Vacaville celebration

VACAVILLE – Vacaville police arrested an 18-year-old Suisun City resident who they said shot and wounded an 18-year-old Fairfield man Sunday night at the city’s Fiesta Days celebration. Officers at the scene responded upon hearing a gunshot at 7:44 pm and found the Fairfield man with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to his leg. The man … Read more

Map of Solano County evacuation order as fire burns near Vacaville

A mandatory evacuation order has been issued in Solano County as firefighters battle a grass fire near Vacaville. Quail Fire is about 135 acres and is burning along Quail Canyon Road and Pleasants Valley Road, Cal Fire said Saturday. As of 7:15 pm, the fire was contained by 45%. Solano County OES issued the evacuation … Read more