FAIRFIELD-SUISUN, CALIFORNIA

Solano County

9-acre fire burns grass near Solano County border

By From page A4 | May 31, 2014

FAIRFIELD — Firefighters from the Napa County Fire Department Gordon Valley station got a “lucky save” Friday afternoon as a blaze threatened three homes in eastern Napa County, near the Solano County border.

The fire was near Oak Springs Drive and Gordon Valley and Grandview roads.

The call came in about 2:15 p.m. The fire was under control about 4 p.m. Nine acres burned.

“No one was evacuated,” said James George, assistant chief of the Napa County Fire Department Gordon Valley station. “We were able to catch it quick enough.”

About 60 firefighters from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection and the Napa and Suisun City departments responded.

A  storage tank and some power poles were damaged, George said.

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Amy Maginnis-Honey

Amy Maginnis-Honey

Amy Maginnis-Honey joined the staff of the Daily Republic in 1980. She’ll tell you she was only 3 at the time. Over the past three decades she’s done a variety of jobs in the newsroom. Today, she covers arts and entertainment and writes for the Living and news pages.
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