Firefighters gain upper hand on Healdsburg wildfire, evacuations remain in place

By Bay City News Service

Cal Fire said this afternoon about a dozen residences have been evacuated from a vegetation fire burning west of Healdsburg.

Multiple fire agencies are fighting the 5- to 10-acre fire in the Madrona Knolls area in unincorporated Sonoma County, Cal Fire spokesman Will Powers said.

The fire was reported around 1:40 p.m. near Westside Road and Madrona Knolls Road in unincorporated Sonoma County. 

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