A charred car sits on the side of the road after the Atlas Fire raged along Atlas Peak Drive in Napa, Calif. Wednesday, October 11, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Cal Fire continues to make progress in North Bay blazes

Firefighters continue to increase containment of the fires burning in Sonoma, Napa and Solano counties, according to Cal Fire.

Containment of the 36,432-acre Tubbs Fire increased to 92 percent as of Thursday morning. It started around 9:45 p.m. on Oct. 8 near Calistoga and spread quickly to Santa Rosa and elsewhere in Sonoma County.

Containment of the 16,552-acre Pocket Fire in the Geyserville area increased 10 percent to 73 percent since Wednesday morning, Cal Fire officials said.

Containment of the 34,398-acre Nuns Fire in Sonoma County and the 20,025-acre Nuns Fire in Napa County reached 82 percent as of Thursday morning. Full containment is expected by next Tuesday, according to Cal fire.

The four fires have destroyed 5,791 structures, damaged 330 and threatened 2,435 structures. There have been 23 fatalities in Sonoma County and six in Napa County.

The Atlas Fire that started around 9:50 p.m. on Oct. 8 off Atlas Peak Road south of Lake Berryessa is 85 percent contained this morning. It has burned 51,624 acres in Napa and Solano counties. The fire destroyed 442 structures, damaged 77 and threatened 876 structures.

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