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Kincade Fire Grows To 16,000 Acres. Containment Is 5 Percent. More PG&E Blackouts Are Expected.

October 25, 2019

No fatalities or missing person have been reported. About 2,000 residents, including the entire town of Geyserville, have been evacuated. More than 1,300 firefighters from the entire region are fighting the fire day and night in difficult terrain. Fire retardant was dropped during the day. Additional fire crews are expected to arrive Friday as strong winds are anticipated for this weekend. "We absolutely are up against the clock," CAL FIRE incident commander Mike Parkes, a deputy chief in the Sonoma- Lake-Napa unit, told reporters Thursday evening