The fireplace began simply after midday at a dock alongside 1200 block of Bayshore Rd.
Most of the longshoremen working on the dock have been evacuated, officers mentioned.
“Fire at Port of Benicia, a dock ramp is fully engulfed,” tweeted Cornell Barnard who’s on the scene.
Officials say there isn’t any shelter-in-place order however might change relying on the wind path, however in a tweet, Benicia fireplace division says, “wind conditions are favorable…there continues to be no threat to the public.”
Benicia police are asking motorists to keep away from the world on account of “heavy police and fire presence.”
At a 4:30p.m. press convention, an official mentioned no accidents have been reported.
We proceed to observe air and wind situations. Wind situations are favorable. The fireplace response is energetic and steady. At this time, no constructions have been burned. There continues to be no risk to the general public.
— Benicia Fire Dept. (@BeniciaFire) April 9, 2022
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