Listen: I-5 to remain closed until Sunday as Delta fire continues to grow in Northern California
"Well, fire burning a Napa county has grown to two hundred and fifty acres today. Napa county officials say the first call came in at about two thirty this afternoon. More residents are now being told to evacuate. The Napa county sheriff's office says residents on the west side of barriers in Knoxville road from pope creek bridge to the county line are also being evacuated. Cal fire and Napa county fire crews are on the scene but Cal fire information officer, Scott McLean, says crews are still spread around northern California. For service fire up there, which has water resources from very taking agencies, including Cal fire the hers fire starting to wrap up so those resources on that fire being moved over to the delta for the most part. We have some fires off to the east by the north fire in the Slager fire starting to get wrapped up to but on the north fire, for example. Continues to hold their resources evacuations in the Napa Valley. These are are in addition to earlier order for residents in various states along Snell valley road. Other fires in recent years have forced evacuations in the same area in two thousand fifteen twenty fourteen. Well, meanwhile, a roaring wildfire. That has shut down a stretch of interstate five near the California Oregon border has nearly doubled in size cruiser scrambling to prevent the delta fire burning in the Shasta trinity national forest from reaching mountain communities. The fire has consumed a little more than thirty six thousand acres and fifty eight square miles of timber since Wednesday thirty said yesterday that a forty miles section of interstate five would remain closed at least until"