Update 12:30 p.m. Wednesday: The 150-acre Sky Fire northwest of Vacaville is 95 percent contained, according to Cal Fire (BCN).
Update, 9:45 a.m. Sunday: Vacaville authorities say evacuation orders have been lifted as firefighters make progress in containing the 320-acre fire that threatened a neighborhood late Saturday and early Sunday. Police say no structures were lost in the blaze, which reportedly broke out about 9:30 p.m. as Fourth of July festivities were nearing their peak.
Firefighters are expected to remain on the scene throughout the day to monitor the area for flareups. The cause is still under investigation. (Will anyone be shocked if fireworks were involved?)
Original post (1 a.m. Sunday): A fast-moving brush fire forced the evacuation of dozens of homes on the southwestern edge of Vacaville late Saturday night and early Sunday morning.
Vacaville firefighters assisted by Cal Fire and strike teams from Solano, Yolo and Contra Costa counties were trying to contain the blaze, which Vacaville police reported had burned about 320 acres by 12:45 a.m.