Brush fire prompts evacuations in San Rafael

A vegetation fire briefly prompted evacuations in San Rafael Monday evening. Officials said the fire is affecting the 200 block of Highland and Summit avenues. The fire was first reported just after 10 p.m. The evacuation warning came about 10 minutes later. 

St. Helena's Pope Fire 80% contained, remains 5 acres

The St. Helena Fire Department with assistance from Cal Fire continues to battle a blaze dubbed the Pope Fire on Howell Mountain in the Ridgeview area and it is currently at 80 percent containment, authorities announced at 8:56 p.m. on Monday.