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2 Homes Destroyed by Estate Fire North Of Vacaville

VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say at least 2 homes and several other structures were destroyed in a small wildfire near Vacaville in Northern California.

The California Department of Fire and Forestry says the wind-driven fire was reported shortly after 11 a.m. Saturday and quickly grew to 55 acres.

Department spokeswoman Lynne Tolmachoff says the fire on the edge of a subdivision destroyed three homes, numerous outbuildings and two RV's.

The area north of Vacaville, a city 30 miles southwest of Sacramento, was under a red flag warning of fire weather conditions, including up to 30 mph wind gusts.

The as of 3 P.M. fire is 65 percent contained. Its cause is under investigation.


An earlier version of this story stated that three homes were destroyed by the fire, CalFire has since revised their total.


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