Santa Rosa police said this afternoon that the Nuns Fire is rapidly approaching the Oakmont neighborhood and residents who may still be in the area are ordered to leave immediately.

The Police Department wrote on Twitter shortly after 2 p.m. about the fire approaching the Oakmont area, which remains as a mandatory evacuation area.

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According to Cal Fire, the Nuns Fire has burned 5,000 acres after sparking in the area of state Highway 12 near Glen Ellen and is threatening 5,000 structures.

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