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Wildfire in Yolo County Forces Evacuations, Closes Highway 128

Evacuations have been ordered in Yolo County late Thursday due to a growing wildfire.

The wildfire burning near Winters at about 7:30 p.m. had burned at least 1,000 acres and was 15 percent contained, Cal Fire officials said.

State Highway 128 that runs between the city and Napa County is also closed due to the wildfire, according to the Napa County Sheriff's Office.

Mandatory evacuations have been ordered for Los Positos Estates and Golden Bear Estates, according to Cal Fire.

The Winters Fire at Highway 128 and Pleasant View Road, three miles southwest of Winters, started around 12:40 p.m.

Highway 128 in the west and Pleasants Valley Road in the east are closed. Around 200 personnel are at the fire scene, Cal Fire officials said.

Highway 128 is expected to reopen Friday morning, the Napa County Sheriff's Office said.

No damage from the fire has been reported in Napa County, sheriff's officials said.

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