destroyed 20 residential structures before firefighters were able to bring it under control two weeks after it started. It briefly triggered evacuation orders for rural portions of Winters and shut down the main artery linking the city to Lake Berryessa over the Independence Day holiday. Crews from more than 190 local, state and federal fire agencies responded to the blaze, according to information collected by the Express. With 90,288 acres burned, it was the largest fire by size in California this year until it was surpassed by the Carr Fire and Mendocino Complex Fire at the end of July.]]>
Yolo prosecutor won't pursue charges against man cited over County Fire
The Yolo County District Attorney’s Office will not pursue criminal charges against a man who was cited in connection with the start of the County Fire, the Express has learned.