Kirk Fire near Cordelia contained to 20 acres – Times Herald Online

Don't miss this offer

Standard digital access

A firefighter walks along a fence looking for hot spots from the 20-acre Kirk Fire at Highway 12 and 100 Red Top Road in Cordelia. Highway 12 and part of Interstate 80 were closed as multiple agencies, including a CalFire helicopter and plane, tackled the fire Thursday. (Chris Riley/Times-Herald)

The Fairfield Fire Department, with assistance from Cal Fire, Benicia Fire, Suisun Fire Protection District, American Canyon and Napa County Fire, stopped the forward movement of a wildland fire at three alarms that occurred in the area near Highway 12 and Red Top Road. Thursday morning.

According to Cal Fire, the Kirk Fire started around 10:13 a.m. Firefighters responded with a helicopter, seven fire trucks, two bulldozers and a water tanker.

The fire posed no threat to structures in the area and no road closures were initially placed, according to Fairfield Fire officials.

As of 11:05 a.m., Cal Fire officials reported that progress had been stopped on approximately 20 acres.

At this time, Cal Fire officials said the cause of the fire is still under investigation.

As of 11:35 a.m. Thursday, officials said westbound Highway 12 was closed to all through traffic and crews were expected to remain on scene for at least two hours to conduct cleanup operations.

Courtesy photo / PG&E

The progress of the Kirk Fire near Cordelia was stopped Thursday at approximately 20 acres.

Read more at Times Herald Online

Related Articles

Back to top button