Clearlake’s Cache fire at 80 acres, 20% contained, 1 injured, dozens of homes destroyed
Firefighters were battling a fast-moving wildfire in Clearlake into the evening Wednesday. By 7 p.m., they reported the blaze at 80 acres, with 20% containment, but not before it had injured one person, destroyed multiple structures and prompted the evacuations of about 1,600 people from the towns of Clearlake and Lower Lake. Some people had been able to return to their homes Wednesday night, but many were likely without power, as outages continued to affect the areas around the fire.
Dubbed the Cache fire, it was reported in the area of Sixth Avenue and Cache Street shortly after 12:30 p.m. Located in Lake County, the area is about 50 miles northeast of Santa Rosa.
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