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California’s Wragg Wildfire Stands at 20 Percent Contained

The Wragg Fire in northern California grew to 6,900 acres on July 24. The fire stood at 20 percent contained, up from 5 percent a day earlier, according to the incident report. Mandatory evacuations remained in effect, but the number of buildings threatened was down from 200 to 150.

Reports say the fire was sparked by a vehicle accident, but the cause remains under investigation.

This footage is from the Vacaville Fire Protection District, which covers the area surrounding the city in Napa County.

Firefighters From Across California Battle Wragg Wildfire

The Wragg Fire grew to 6,900 acres on Friday, July 24. According to the incident report, the wildfire was 20 percent contained, up from 5 percent a day earlier. Mandatory evacuations remained in effect, but the number of buildings threatened was down from 200 to 150. Local reports suggested that fire was sparked by a vehicle accident, but the cause remains under investigation.

A number of fire departments and agencies were assisting in fighting the wildfire on Thursday and Friday.

This video, shared by the Marin County Fire Department on Thurday, shows the conditions its team of visiting firefighters encountered in Napa County.

Napa County Wildfire’s Smoke Spreads Far

The smoke from a wildfire in Napa County, California, has drifted to nearby Solano County. The Wragg Fire near Lake Berryessa grew to 6,000 acres and was 5 percent contained on July 23. There are 200 buildings threatened by the fire, and one building was damaged, according to the incident report. Residents in Quail Canyon and Golden Bear are under a mandatory evacuation.

Reports say the Wragg Fire was sparked by a car crash, but officials say the cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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