Geyserville , Calif. (KTVU) - As the Kincade Fire grows and the firefight continues, 2,000 residents in Geyserville remain under an evacuation order.
Evacuations were issued for the community of Geyserville and the area east of Geyserville. An evacuation warning is still in effect for the unincorporated area north of Healdsburg.
Fire officials instructed for residents to leave the town immediately. By Thursday evening, the 16,000-acre fire was 5% contained. It had earlier crossed Highway 128 near Moody Lane and headed west, authorities said. 49 structures have been destroyed. There were no injuries.
For up-to-date information on all evacuation orders CLICK HERE.
All roads east of Highway 28 from Cloverdale to Healdsburg were closed due to the fire. California Highway Patrol said there was no threat to U.S. Highway 101.
● All evacuation centers are small animal-friendly.
● Human Services Dept. Adult & Aging social workers have been dispatched to both centers to help shelter residents find local resources, services, and support.
Healdsburg Community Center, 1557 Healdsburg Avenue, Healdsburg, CA 95448 (*NOW AT CAPACITY)
○ Parking available for livestock trailers.
Santa Rosa Veteran’s Center, 1351 Maple Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
LARGE ANIMAL EVACUATION CENTER
● The Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Rd, Santa Rosa
○ Available for large animals only.
Cloverdale Unified and Healdsburg Unified school districts have closed all schools because of the shifting winds and the fire threat to their communities. Full list of school closures here. Parents are encouraged to go to their school/district website for the most up-to-date information and visit the Sonoma County Office of Education's website.
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert because of heavy smoke from the fire.
The Northern Sonoma County Air Pollution Control District recommends reviewing websites in the following order.
Most accurate source for available fine Particulate Matter (PM) measurements.
Provides the most cautious health-based numbers.
Provide accurate measurements of PM-10 levels, a good indicator of ash concentrations during wildfire conditions.
Forecasts air quality.
● Based on PG&E’s data, it is likely that much of the evacuation area did not have power at the time of the fires. To see the map of current outages click here.
● For questions about evacuations and resources, dial 2-1-1. Do not dial 9-1-1 unless it is an emergency.