Fire breaks out in Calistoga, prompting evacuation orders

Cal Fire firefighters on Tuesday morning raced to a wind-driven vegetation fire northeast of Calistoga.

Cal Fire said as of 4:36 p.m. the blaze, dubbed the Toll Fire, was holding at 40.6 acres just off of Old Lawley Toll Road. Fire officials said 300 firefighters were battling the blaze.

Officials said hot temperatures and high winds were fueling the flames. The fire is 10% contained.

Crews will remain on the scene throughout the night. 

The flames were heading close to residents' homes, prompting fire officials to issue evacuation orders. Cal Fire said 114 residents could be impacted.

Cal Fire shared video of helicopters dousing the dry brush and trees from the sky.

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