North Bay Atlas Fire fully contained this evening

- The nearly three-week Atlas fire, which burned more than 51,000 acres and destroyed homes in Napa County and caused evacuations in west Solano County, has been fully contained, Cal Fire officials said this evening.
   
The wildfire, one of many that broke out this month in the North Bay, first began on Oct. 8 off Atlas Peak Road, south of Lake Berryessa.
   
According to Cal Fire, the fire burned 51,624 acres, damaged 90 structures and destroyed 481. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
   
Earlier this month, Napa County sheriff's officials identified four people who were found dead near Atlas Peak Road. They were identified as George Chaney, 89; Edward Stone, 79; Sara Rippey, 99; and Charles Rippey, 100.
   
Other fires in the North Bay like the Tubbs, Pocket and Nuns fires continue to burn, although, Cal Fire crews are making progress. They expect to have those fires fully contained by Tuesday.
   
Those wildfires have collectively burned 111,000 acres in Napa and Sonoma counties, according to Cal Fire. 
 

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