Evacuations ordered in Vacaville fire, I-80 closed in both directions

The Fairfield police dept. ordered mandatory evacuations early Wednesday evening as a vegetation fire continues to spread at an out-of-control rate.

I-80 has also been shut down in both directions by the California Highway Patrol at the Air Base exit. As a result, traffic is signiticantly backed up in the area.

Evacuation Order:

  • Neighborhoods in and around Peabody Rd/ Cement Hill Rd/Vanden Rd (circled on map), there is an immediate threat to life. This is a lawful order to leave now. The area is lawfully closed to public access.
  • Evacuation centers: Lambrecht Fields- Petersen Rd Suisun City, Rodriquez High School, Fairfield High School
  • Please note, Solano Community College is removed from the evacuation center list.

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