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CalFire Incident Page for the American Fire 


Ready AC -  Always be prepared, two things you can do immediately - prepare a Family Emergency Plan and build an Emergency Supply Kit (or purchase a pre-assembled kit).



Monday, October 7, 2019 

  • Fire personnel continued to construct and strengthen containment lines and extinguish hot spots throughout the day. 100% of 526 acres was contained as of 7 PM. 
  • 10:00 AM Newell Open Space is closed to the public. Newell Drive, north of Donaldson Way is also closed. Please avoid the area, non-emergency personnel will not be allowed access.

Sunday, October 6, 2019 

  • 6:30 PM Fire 30% contained. Approx 500 acres, mostly low lying grassland. “Advisory” still in effect for the northeast corner of Vintage Ranch. “Advisory” means please monitor the situation, make preparations. American Canyon Road still closed between Via Firenze and I-80. 
  • 5:50 PM 200+ acres, no residential structures damaged , no injuries at this time.
  • 5:25 PM PLEASE. No drones, IMPORTANT. otherwise, fire air resources can't operate safely
  • 5:02 PM “Advisory Evacuations” in effect for the following locations: Newell Dr. Sagebush Ln. North of Donaldson Way, Sorrento Ln., Farentino Pl and Selvino Ct. “Advisory” means please monitor the situation, make preparations. Community Center Gym at 100 Benton Way is open for evacuees.
  • East side of town, please keep an eye on your landscaping for embers . Call 911 immediately if you have a fire.
  • 4:03 PM Fire is at approx 30 acres and we are attacking with help from air resources, we do NOT anticipate any evacuations in American Canyon and we have sufficient resources on scene, thank you for helping by avoiding American Canyon Road. If the situation changes, information from official sources will be put out.