BENICIA (CBS SF) — Local firefighters and Cal Fire crews quickly responded to a wildfire that erupted near 680 and Lopes Road in Solano County Saturday morning.
The area was under a Red Flag Warning Saturday with strong offshore winds, low humidity levels and plenty of tender-dry brush from extreme drought conditions to fuel rapid growth of the blaze.
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The fire had burned about 25 acres by 11:20 a.m. and the massive smoke plume was visible for several miles. No structures were reportedly being threatened by the blaze.
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