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    Snell Fire Forces Mandatory Evacuations in Napa County

    The mandatory evacuation area connected to the Snell Fire in Napa County has expanded to include the west side of Berryessa Knoxville Road from Pope Creek Bridge to the Napa County line, the Napa County Sheriff's Office said.

    (Published Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018)

    The mandatory evacuation area connected to the Snell Fire in Napa County has expanded to include the west side of Berryessa Knoxville Road from Pope Creek Bridge to the Napa County line, the Napa County Sheriff's Office said.

    Residents of Snell Valley Road and connecting roadways had already been ordered to evacuate because of a growing wildfire northwest of Lake Berryessa.

    The Snell Fire is centered near the intersection of Snell Valley Road and Butts Valley Road about eight miles southeast of Middletown in unincorporated Napa County. The fire had grown to about 1,700 acres by 8 p.m. Saturday, according to Cal Fire.

    Traffic on Snell Valley Road was one-way only westbound, the sheriff's office said.

    Snell Fire Forces Mandatory Evacuations in Napa County

    [BAY] Snell Fire Forces Mandatory Evacuations in Napa County

    Mandatory evacuations were ordered Saturday afternoon along Snell Valley Road and connecting roadwaysas well as the west side of Berryessa Knoxwille Road from Pope Creek Bridge to County Line because of a growing wildfire northwest of Lake Berryessa, the Napa County Sheriff's Office said.

    (Published Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018)

    Also included in the mandatory evacuation is the Berryessa Estates residential community near Lake Berryessa, at the east end of Snell Valley Road.

    The Pope Valley Farm Center, on Chiles Pope Valley Road near the Pope Valley Fire station, has been set up as an evacuation center.