Quail Fire in Solano County prompts evacuations, says Cal Fire

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SOLANO COUNTY, Calif. (KTXL) — Evacuations are underway in Solano County as a fire has burned about 1,400 acres, according to Cal Fire. 

Officials say the fire is near Quail Canyon Road and Pleasants Valley Road, southwest of Winters and is 10% contained as of Sunday morning.

At least 100 structures are threatened, according to Cal Fire.

The fast-growing blaze burned more than 2 square miles (5 square kilometers) of dry brush and timber near the town of Winter, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. Gusts sent smoke about 30 miles (48 kilometers) east into downtown Sacramento.

People who have evacuated from the area can go to Three Oaks Community Center at 1100 Alamo Drive in Vacaville. The location is currently an evacuation center operated by the American Red Cross.

Several roads near the fire are closed, according to officials.

This is a developing story.

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