- Posted July 3, 2014 by
POPE VALLEY, California
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Pope Valley Fire, Napa, California
Todd, who is a resident of Pope Valley said, "The firefighters are amazing. We have watched over the past two days as they have successfully defended the borders of the fire as it was approaching residences."
- taliaday, CNN iReport producer
This wildfire in principally remote brush lands, started around noon on Tuesday, July 1 and spread quickly, fanned by strong afternoon winds. As of Wednesday evening the fire has burned over 3,800 acres in the rural Pope Valley area of Northeastern Napa County. As of Wednesday evening, the fire remained only 30% contained.
Total Fire Personnel: 800
Total Fire Engines: 132
Total Fire crews: 27
Total Airtankers: 4
Total Helicopters: 6