Smoke rises over Journey’s End mobile home park in Santa Rosa on Monday as multiple fires break out across Sonoma, Napa and other North Bay counties. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Cal Fire releases latest containment numbers for North Bay fires

Cal Fire officials have put out updated containment numbers for the various wildfires still burning in the North Bay.

The Tubbs Fire, which sparked Oct. 8 near Calistoga and spread to Santa Rosa and elsewhere in Sonoma County, is 70 percent contained and has burned 36,390 acres as of 7 a.m. Monday, according to Cal Fire.

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The most active part of the Tubbs Fire is in its northeastern area near Red Hill and Mount Saint Helena, Cal Fire officials said.

The largest of the blazes, the Atlas Fire, started south of Lake Berryessa in Napa County and has since spread to part of Solano County. It has burned 51,064 acres and was 68 percent contained this morning, according to Cal Fire.

The Nuns Fire, which started near state Highway 12 north of Glen Ellen, is 50 percent contained and has burned 48,627 acres, while the Pocket Fire off of Pocket Ranch and Ridge Ranch roads near Geyserville is 40 percent contained and has burned 11,889 acres, Cal Fire officials said.

One of the newer fires, the Oakmont Fire that started Saturday on the east side of Highway 12 near the Oakmont community, has burned 875 acres and is only 15 percent contained.

Cal Fire officials said the Oakmond Fire was “very active” and was burning north with a “moderate rate of spread.”

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