The California Highway Patrol dispatched a helicopter to pluck the hike out of steep terrain.
Traffic on Imola Avenue passed over thick black smoke coming a vault under the bridge, the fire department reported.
As it turned out, appearances were deceiving, the fire department concluded.
This is the first time Napa Fire has been called upon to help with a public health emergency in another part of the state, the department said.
The combination of a rambunctious dog, a stove and a bag of groceries resulted in a call to Napa Fire Thursday morning.
The blaze apparently started near a rear deck, then spread to the house.
Firefighters were greeted by exploding canisters when they used a ladder to cross from the mainland.
Despite recent light rains, the vegetation in Congress Valley was dry enough to burn Wednesday morning.
A painter working nearby attacked the fire with a garden hose, Napa Fire said.
Firefighters were able to save two vehicles parked in the garage, Napa Fire said.
Winds exceeding 80 mph were recorded at the top of the Mayacamas mountains on the valley's western border.
These Napa County families lost everything in the Glass Fire. Now friends have started GoFundMe campaigns to help them recover.
These families lost everything in the Glass Fire. Today, friends have set up GoFundMe accounts to help them out.
Some Upvalley wineries have been caught in the crosshairs of the Glass Fire.
A neighborhood eyesore was being demolished when the excavator struck the gas line.