North Bay Firestorm: All of Calistoga now under mandatory evacuation

CALISTOGA (KRON) — The entire City of Calistoga is now under mandatory evacuation due to the North Bay firestorm, according to the Napa County Sheriff’s Office.

The sheriff says the conditions have worsened.

Those evacuating can exit the City via Highway 29 South or via the Silverado Trail South to Zinfandel Lane then west to Highway 29 South.

A shelter is available at American Canyon High School, located at 3000 Newell Drive, American Canyon 94503.

Residents are told to evacuate as soon as possible.

If you’re evacuating, it is advised to pack necessary belongings, medications, pets, personal items, cell phones, chargers, important papers and anything else deemed necessary.

Earlier, officials went through the town of 5,000 people, knocking on doors to warn about 2,000 of them to leave.

Dangerous gusty winds and low moisture were forecast to reach the region Wednesday afternoon, fanning already raging wildfires.

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