Stubborn wildfire burns north of San Francisco

Posted June 19

— A stubborn wildfire is burning at a wood recycling plant north of San Francisco.

KTVU reports ( ) the fire in Benicia caused plumes of smoke and traffic delays early Monday morning along Interstate Highway 680.

No injuries have been reported and no structures damaged.

The Solano County Sheriff says the fire was reported about 3:40 a.m. on Goodyear Road about five miles (8 kilometers) northeast of the Valero refinery.

Firefighters were battling gusty winds, high temperatures and extremely dry conditions as they fought the fire.

The cause of the blaze has not been determined. Crews expect to be battling the blaze throughout the day Monday.

The fire is burning at CCL Organics, which handles wood chips, wood debris, wood scraps among other things.


Information from: KTVU-TV.


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