Evacuations ordered as Sawmill Fire in Sonoma County grows

- A large wildfire in Sonoma County has forced 90 people to evacuate their homes. More hot, dry weather has firefighters concerned Monday. 

Firefighters are battling the fire that has grown to over 1,500 acres in unincorporated Sonoma County, Cal Fire officials said. Officials said Monday evening that the fire was 45 percent contained. 

 

It is reportedly growing and changing rapidly. 

The fire is located near Big Geysers and Geysers Resort roads, just 10 miles east of Cloverdale, according to Cal Fire officials.

The fire was first reported around 11 a.m., a dispatcher with the Cloverdale Fire Protection District said.

Residents in the area have been evacuated, according to the dispatcher.

It was not immediately clear if any injuries have been reported. No other information was immediately available.

 
 

 

 

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