- Sonoma county’s Kincade fire has spread to 25,455 acres, prompting evacuation order for about 50,000 people
- Tick fire grew to 4,615 acres and threatens 10,000 structures
Californians braced for power cuts and a “potentially historic” wind event on Saturday as a growing wildfire prompted fresh evacuations for 50,000 people in the northern Bay Area.
The tumultuous Kincade fire spread to 25,455 acres in the wine-growing region of Sonoma county, with meteorologists warning of severe, windy conditions beginning Saturday night that could see gusts of up to 80mph. The entire communities of Healdsburg and Windsor were ordered to evacuate.