The Napa Valley Unified School District announced that all schools would be closed Monday due to the fires.
The Tubbs fire broke out near the northern end of the city, forcing the evacuations of hundreds of homes as well as two hospitals.
Belia Ramos, chairwoman of the Napa County Board of Supervisors, said officials did not yet have a count on how many properties were affected, either by the fire directly or by evacuations.
The 1,000-acre Cherokee Fire in prompted evacuations in Oroville, Calif., and the 500-acre Lobo Fire threatened 7,000 to 8,000 homes in Nevada County. Petaluma Fire Department said that three engines had been sent to Santa Rosa to assist with the blaze and extra personnel was called in to protect Petaluma.
The fires are believed to have begun late Sunday night near Highway 128 in Napa County and progressed toward Santa Rosa city limits.
Wildfires whipped by powerful winds swept through Northern California early Monday, sending residents on a headlong flight to safety through smoke and flames as homes and businesses burned in wine country. Gov.
Piccinni said nearly all of Sonoma County's fire assets were being utilized. The morning commute on southbound Highway 101 was slower than normal as additional cars evacuating the fire were on the roadway. Evacuations have been ordered along East Road, West Road, Tomki Road to Canyon Road in Willits, Golden Rule subdivision and Reeves Canyon.
In recent memory, there hasn't been anything like the wildfires now burning in these relatively densely populated areas of the North Bay, and several cities and towns are likely to be assessing damages for weeks to come, and rebuilding for years to come, including Santa Rosa and Glen Ellen.
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The area of Fountaingrove was particularly hard-hit, with photos showing numerous homes on fire.
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Director Ken Pimlott say an estimated 20,000 people have been evacuated.
"I mean blazing, falling down on fire", he said.
Though he was rushing to escape the flames, Larsen also looked out for his neighbor who lived up the street.
The Napa Valley Register reported that authorities have been going to homes north of Silverado Resort asking residents to leave.
Community centers, the Sonoma County Fairgrounds and other local centers were opened for evacuees.
For long time Napa Valley residents the massive fire rekindled memories of the 1981 Atlas Peak wildfire.