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Vegetation fire shuts westbound Highway 12 in Fairfield

PIX Now - Afternoon Edition 6/20/24
PIX Now - Afternoon Edition 6/20/24 07:02

A vegetation fire in Fairfield prompted the closure of westbound state Highway 12 at Red Top Road, the Fairfield Fire Department reported Thursday.

The fire was reported just before 11 a.m. and smoke was visible in nearby Cordelia. No structures were threatened, the fire department said. 

The Fairfield Fire Department is working a three-alarm fire in the area of Highway 12 and Red Top Road in Fairfield, Calif., on June 20, 2024. (PG&E/ALERTCalifornia via Bay City News) PG&E

Fire officials said crews will remain on scene for several hours for cleanup operations and that forward progress on the vegetation fire has been stopped as of 11:35 a.m. Officials reported that as of 5:00 p.m., traffic at the East junction of I-80 has been reduced to a single lane.  

Authorities will use zone names in emergency alerts to inform residents about affected areas. Residents can find their zone by visiting and entering their address in the search bar. 

For more information, visit Solano County's Office of Emergency Services website at 

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