Evacuations ordered as Eighty Eight Fire grows north of Winters

Firefighters were battling a grass fire Wednesday in Yolo County that has grown to over 800 acres, which prompted evacuations of some residents north of Winters.

The so-called Eighty Eight Fire, which started around 4 p.m., is burning west of Interstate 505 near County Roads 29 and 88. Smoke from the blaze can be seen in parts of Yolo County, and winds are pushing smoke north toward the Capay Valley and Colusa County. As of 8:03 p.m., Cal Fire reported 820 acres burned and 40 percent containment.

Evacuation orders were given for homes near the intersections of County Road 26 at County Road 89 in the Citrona area.

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