Kincade Fire 78 percent contained, holds steady at 77,758 acres burned

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Monday, November 4, 2019
Kincade Fire 72 percent contained, remains at 77,758 acres burned
Many people in Sonoma County are returning home after being evacuated for the Kincade Fire, but the fight to put it out is far from over.

SONOMA COUNTY, Calif. (KGO) -- The fire fight against the Kincade Fire is improving as of Sunday evening. The Kincade Fire has burned 77,758 acres and is now 78 percent contained, up from 76 percent early Sunday morning. There are 374 structures that have been destroyed, 174 of those are homes. More than 400 structures remain threatened.

Sonoma County is opening an assistance center Monday. It will provide information like the permitting process for recovery and rebuilding and applications for food benefits and medical insurance. It's at the Healdsburg Community Center from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, but that'll be extended if needed.

Lagunitas Brewing Company is raising money for Kincade fire victims, first responders and volunteer firefighters.

Over the next month it will offer a rotating selection of beer at its Petaluma taproom. Proceeds from their "Beers for a Cause" program go to the Petaluma People Services Center and the Human Society of Sonoma County.

Proceeds from their November 14 fundraiser will be donated to local organizations supporting first responders and volunteer firefighters.

MAP: Kincade Fire burn zone, areas under evacuation

On Saturday afternoon, fire officials said Zone 1C was split into two zones, Zone 1C and Zone 1D. Zone 3C was split into two zones, Zone 3C & Zone 3D. Zone 5B was split into two zones, Zone 5B and Zone 5C.

Zones 1D and 3D were reduced to evacuation warnings.

Several evacuation orders were reduced from mandatory evacuations to evacuation warnings on Friday. Evacuation warnings were also lifted in Zone 21, 31, 32, 33 and 34, according to CAL FIRE.

GO HERE for the exact locations, a live map, and other evacuation details.

Get the latest developments on the Kincade Fire here.