They weren't out of danger, but for a moment they were relieved. The fire, first reported about 6:45 a.m. Monday, had as of Tuesday afternoon burned about 2,700 acres of vegetation southwest of Lake Berryessa, and was moving quickly eastward toward Highway 128. Community Meeting: Supervisor Alfredo Pedroza will host a Berryessa Highlands Community Meeting on Thursday, August 16th at 6:00pm at Volunteer Fire Station 214. Simply heartbreaking. SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KRON) - COVID-19 and the subsequent restrictions have been a blow to businesses across the Bay Area and even those stores allowed to stay open at reduced capacity have seen a severe drop in foot traffic as both tourists and locals stay home. Jerry Brown declares state of emergency in Lake, Mendocino and Napa counties due to fires. This project involves the construction of a fuel break below the Berryessa Highlands residential community within the Sonoma-Lake-Napa, Cal Fire operational Unit. A standout concern, particularly from residents who bucked evacuation orders to defend their homes, was the restricted flow from hydrants. Along nearby Steele Canyon Road, more homes have been destroyed by the fire. Fire Hazard Abatement: The Napa County Fire Hazard Abatement Ordinance applies to all unincorporated areas of the county. Find fire updates on the Cal Fire Sonoma-Lake-Napa Unit Twitter feed. The complex was composed of numerous lightning-sparked fires, most of which were small. LAKE BERRYESSA, Calif. (KGO) -- More than a half dozen homes were lost in the neighborhood of Berryessa Highlands on Saturday when a fire broke out near Lake Berryessa in Napa County. LAKE BERRYESSA, CA – AUGUST 31: Cal Fire firefighters help resident Kailey Brown as she looks for valuables and sentimental items after her home burned in the Berryessa Highlands … Kody Petrini with his sons, Levi, 16 months, and Steven, 11, in Berryessa Highlands on Sept. 21, 2020. This browser cannot play the embedded video file. A standout concern, particularly from residents who bucked evacuation orders to defend their homes, was the restricted flow from hydrants. Thanks to Marty and his great crew at Lake Berryessa Boat and Jet Ski Rentals. Thursday, 8/20/20. Gamble Fire: Berryessa Knoxville Road, West of Brooks. Due to recent fire activity in the Berryessa Highlands community, the Napa Berryessa Resort Improvement District (NBRID)-Berryessa Highlands water system, PWS 2810013, has experienced a situation that could result in contamination of your drinking water. 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Over 1,000 firefighters are still battling the County Fire near Lake Berryessa, which has grown to 70,000 acres and threatening over 100 structures. Back in Berryessa Highlands, fire crews will remain in the scene until further notice. SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KRON) - 180 San Francisco-based small businesses are receiving $10,000 grants this month to help them during the coronavirus pandemic. The fire is current 12,500 acres and 0% contained. Gamble Fire: Berryessa Knoxville Road, West of Brooks. Berryessa Highlands. @abc7newsbayarea #Abc7now pic.twitter.com/sKsZ584C6U, Eerie scene of burned homes near Lake Berryessa due to #SteeleFire. Due to recent fire activity in the Berryessa Highlands community, the Napa Berryessa Resort Improvement District (NBRID)-Berryessa Highlands water system, PWS 2810013, has experienced a situation that could result in contamination of your drinking water. My book, Policy and Politics Betray the People: The Lake Berryessa Saga, 1958-2020, is now available on Kindle for only $.99 as a special for the next week. 4 of 7 Lake Berryessa is seen in the distance behind a swath of burnt land along Eastridge Road in the Berryessa Highlands neighborhood near Lake Berryessa, Calif. on Monday, August 24, 2020. Berryessa Highlands Berryessa Highlands is an unincorporated community in Napa County, California.It lies on the southeastern shore of Lake Berryessa.The Berryessa Highlands Development Company developed much of the community, and in 1981 still owned approximately 125 lots in the subdivision. https://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2020/08/18/hennessey-gamble- By some small miracle, the fire had passed by the Berryessa Highlands on it's charge east, missing them completely. 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In response Napa county built two local fire stations in the Berryessa Highlands and Berryessa Estates. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. Everything had been demolished in 2010 so the fire had no structures to burn.