Crews cease ahead progress of Novato brush hearth; evacuations lifted

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NOVATO, Calif. — Ahead progress has been stopped on a 9-acre brush hearth that prompted evacuation orders for an space of unincorporated Novato close to state Freeway 37 on Tuesday afternoon, in keeping with the Marin County Sheriff’s Workplace.

The evacuation orders, first issued shortly earlier than 2 p.m., have been lifted for areas surrounding Woodview Lane, Hampton Lane and Crest Highway, sheriff’s officers mentioned.

Individuals have been requested to go towards College Highway to Atherton Avenue, in keeping with the sheriff’s workplace.

The sheriff’s workplace wrote on Twitter at about 2:20 p.m. that ahead progress had been stopped on the hearth, which has burned about 4-5 acres.

The hearth prompted the closure of the transition ramps from U.S. Freeway 101 to eastbound Freeway 37, in addition to different roads and ramps within the space.

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