Devastating wildfires in Northern California
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Wildfires ravage Napa and Sonoma counties

Devastating wildfires in Northern California

An inmate firefighter monitors flames as a house burns in the Napa wine region.

 (Josh Edelson / AFP/Getty Images)
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

Flames ravage a home in the Napa wine region in California.

 (Josh Edelson / AFP/Getty Images)
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

A firefighter walks near a pool as a neighboring home burns in the Napa wine region.

 (Josh Edelson / AFP/Getty Images)
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

Firefighters douse flames as a home burns in the Napa wine region, as multiple wind-driven fires whip through the region.

 (Josh Edelson / AFP/Getty Images)
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

A Cazadero firefighter struggles to protect a home from catching fire in Coffey Park in Santa Rosa, Calif.

 (Kent Porter / The Press Democrat)
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

Louis Reavis views the burned remains of his classic Oldsmobile at his home in Napa.

 (Josh Edelson / AFP/Getty Images)
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

A tent structure built for the 2017 Safeway Open burns in Napa on Monday. 

 (Josh Edelson / AFP/Getty Images)
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

 The Estancia Apartment Homes on Old Redwood Hwy. were completely destroyed in Santa Rosa.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

A resident rushes to save his home as a wildfire moves through Glen Ellen, Calif. Tens of thousands of acres and dozens of homes and businesses have burned in wildfires in Napa and Sonoma counties.

 (Justin Sullivan / Getty Images)
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

A Fountaingrove Village man surveys the rubble of his home in Santa Rosa.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

Downed power poles and lines block a street in Hidden Valley.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times )
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

A fcar burns in the driveway of a destroyed home in Fountaingrove Village.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

A wheelchair left abandoned at the evacuated Villa Capri assisted living facility on Fountaingrove Parkway in Santa Rosa.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times )
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

A resident rushes to save his home as fire moves through the area in Glen Ellen, California.

 (Justin Sullivan / Getty Images)
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

A San Jose firefighter keep flames down at a home in Hidden Valley.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

A Fountaingrove Village couple takes in the ruins of their home after fire ripped through the neighborhood. 

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

A home destroyed in the fast moving wildfire that ripped through Glen Ellen.

 (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

A swimming pool reflects the damage caused by the wildfires that moved through neighborhoods near Glen Ellen.

 (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

Benicia Police Officer Alejandro Maravilla, left, offers resident Gwen Adkins, 84, a soda while patrolling in the Coffey Park neighborhood of Santa Rosa.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

An aerial view of Journey End’s Mobile home park, along the 101 freeway, destroyed by wildfire in Santa Rosa.

 (Los Angeles Times )
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

Spencer Blackwell, left, and Danielle Tate find Tate’s father’s gun collection, melted and burned, inside a gun safe at her father’s home in the Coffey Park neighborhood of Santa Rosa.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times )
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

An American flag is draped on a burned pickup truck on Camino del Prado in the Coffey Park neighborhood in Santa Rosa.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times )
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

Scorched wine barrels at the Paradise Ridge Winery in Santa Rosa after the wildfire burned through.

 (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

Fire lights up the night sky framed by a vineyard near Kenwood.

 (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

Chloe Hoskins, 7, wearing a bandanna to protect herself from the smoke and ash, checks on a neighbor’s burned-out property with her father in the Coffey Park neighborhood in Santa Rosa.

 (Los Angeles Times )
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

Oakland police officers knock on doors as residents of the Rancho de Calistoga mobile home park are told to evacuate in Calistoga.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

An aerial view of the Coffey Park neighborhood detroyed by wildfire in Santa Rosa.

 (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times )
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

Contra Costa paramedics help Bill Parras, 96, evacuate his home in Calistoga.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times )
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

CHP officers study neighborhood maps before going door to door to tell Sonoma residents to voluntarily evacuate ahead of the wildfire.

 

 (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

A home perched on top of a hill sits in the foreground of a fire moving up on Shiloh Ridge near Santa Rosa.

 (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times )
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

Scorched grapes and vines along the edge of Storybook Mountain Vineyards in Calistoga.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

John and Jan Pascoe survived the firestorm by running out of their home and into their neighbors’ swimming pool in Santa Rosa.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

Hundreds of burned wine bottles at the destroyed Helena View Johnston Vineyards near Calistoga.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

A Contra Costa County firefighter breaks a wall with an ax as his crew battles flames inside a home along Highway 29 north of Calistoga on Oct. 12.

 (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

Atascadero Firefighters try to control flames burning inside a home along Highway 29 in Calistoga on Oct. 12.

 (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

Contra Costa firefighters work to put out flames burning inside a home along Highway 29 north of Calistoga on Oct. 12.

 (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

Search teams sift through the debris of mobile homes at the Journey’s End Mobile Home Park in Santa Rosa.

 (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times )
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

A worker pulls out a firearm from the burned wreckage as search team members look through the debris at the Journey’s End Mobile Home Park in Santa Rosa.

 (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

Search team members sift through debris at the Journey’s End Mobile Home Park in Santa Rosa.

 (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

Santa Rosa Mayor Chris Coursey surveys the damage to the Coffey Park neighborhood.

 (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times )
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

Melted metal is seen on a car in the shadow of a destroyed home in Napa. 

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

Lola Cornish, 50, and her daughter Kat Corazza, 18, look over recovered family jewels that survived the fire at Cornish’s grandfather’s home in Napa.

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

Some residents were allowed to return to their properties Friday in a neighborhood in Napa that was ravaged by the Atlas fire.

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

A helicopter prepares to drop water on a fire that threatens the Oakmont community along Highway 12 in Santa Rosa. 

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Helicopter view
This is the view Sunday night from a state Highway Patrol helicopter trying to reach fire victims for rescue. On the other side of the flames were people who had called for help, but the pilot could not get through.  (California Highway Patrol)
Kenwood

 A helicopter drops water on a fire that threatens the Ledson Winery and Historic Castle Vineyards in Kenwood on Friday. 

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

Manuel Mendoza sorts through donated clothing at the Bridge Church in Santa Rosa on Sunday. 

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

Jean Schettler hugs Father Moses Brown after Mass at St. Rose Church on Sunday. Schettler’s daughter, son-in-law and grandchildren, after losing their house in the fires, have moved into the Santa Rosa home of Jean and Jim Schettler.

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

Gianna Gathman, 18, hugs her grandfather Jim Schettler during Mass at St. Rose Church in Santa Rosa on Sunday. Gathman’s family lost their home in the Fountaingrove neighborhood to the fire. They are now living with the Schettlers.

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

Kimberly Flinn holds onto the only item that wasn’t lost in a fire that destroyed her home in the Mark West Springs area in Santa Rosa. Flynn recovered a ceramic white butterfly that she had made in memory of a boy she used to babysit and was killed in a hit and run accident. 

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

Gerry Miller, 81, tells San Francisco Police Department Officer Gary Loo how grateful she is to find her home still standing. Residents were allowed to return to their homes in the Mark West Springs area in Santa Rosa Sunday night.

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

Denise Finitz, 61, thanks Torrance Fire Department firefighters Keith Picket, right, and Capt. Mike Salcido on Oct. 16 after they helped her find her mother’s wedding ring in the ashes of her home, destroyed by wildfires on Carriage Lane in Wikiup.

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

A search and rescue crew member gives a cadaver dog some water during the hunt for a possible fire victim in the Mark West Springs area of Santa Rosa on Oct. 15.

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

Burned cars like this vintage Volkswagen litter the landscape in Coffey Park. The neighborhood was completely destroyed by the Tubbs fire 11 days ago, with many residents fleeing in haste as their homes were enveloped in flames. 

 (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Santa Rosa fire

A giraffe framed in the smoke filled air at the Safari West preserve.

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Santa Rosa fire

A Watusi bull looks out through the haze of the recent Tubbs fire at the Safari West preserve.

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Santa Rosa fire

Peter Lang, 77, owner of the Safari West preserve, stands between a pair of white rhinos against a backdrop of charred hillside in Santa Rosa.

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Santa Rosa fire

Mark Sharp, a resident of Coffey Park, sifts through the remains of his charred home in search of his wife’s wedding band.

 (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Redwood Valley

Flowers were left on the mailbox of Roy Howard Bowman, 87, and his wife, Irma Elsie Bowman, 88 who died at their Fisher Lake Drive home from the Redwood Valley fire.

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Redwood Valley

Dee Pallesen, left, and her daughter Emily Learn console each as they look over Pallesen’s home, destroyed by the Redwood Valley fire.

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Santa Rosa fire

Jason Miller plants an American flag on the charred remains of his house as residents of Coffey Park return home.

 (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Devastating wildfires in Northern California

Burned vehicles litter the landscape in Coffey Park. The neighborhood was completely destroyed by the Tubbs fire 11 days ago, with many residents fleeing in haste as their homes were enveloped in flames. 

 (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Santa Rosa fire

A pickup truck rests beside a row of charred trees in the Coffey Park neighborhood of Santa Rosa.

 (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
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