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Evacuations underway as ‘Glass Fire’ burns through Calif.’s Napa Valley

Firefighters battle the Glass Fire burning in Calistoga, Calif., on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

OAN Newsroom
UPDATED 8:07 AM PT – Monday, September 28, 2020

A fire burning out of control in California’s Napa Valley is forcing thousands of people to evacuate their homes. According to reports Sunday, the blaze, dubbed the ‘Glass Fire,’ started as a 20-acre brush fire about 70-miles north of San Francisco.

As of Monday morning, it has consumed around 2,500-acres and is zero-percent contained. At least 2,000 residents have been forced to evacuate and firefighters are warning the blaze could spread further because of strong winds expected throughout the day.

Some residents fleeing their homes are fearing the worst. As fire fighters continue to fight back the flames, the cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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