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Napa/Sonoma County fires
« on: October 09, 2017, 03:46:40 PM »
It's bad.

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Chief Ken Pimlott of Cal Fire said at least 1,500 homes and commercial facilities had been destroyed in 14 fires now burning in eight counties in Northern California, including Sonoma, Napa, Mendocino and Yuba. He said firefighters had “limited or no containment” on the fires, and that many communities “were just overrun.”

http://m.sfgate.com/news/article/2-big-wildfires-prompt-evacuations-in-Napa-County-12262945.php

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Re: Napa/Sonoma County fires
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2017, 03:48:22 PM »
It's bad.

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Chief Ken Pimlott of Cal Fire said at least 1,500 homes and commercial facilities had been destroyed in 14 fires now burning in eight counties in Northern California, including Sonoma, Napa, Mendocino and Yuba. He said firefighters had “limited or no containment” on the fires, and that many communities “were just overrun.”

http://m.sfgate.com/news/article/2-big-wildfires-prompt-evacuations-in-Napa-County-12262945.php
Gonna be a *bad* season for wineries in the area.
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Re: Napa/Sonoma County fires
« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2017, 05:48:55 PM »
1500 homes?
That's terrible.

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Re: Napa/Sonoma County fires
« Reply #3 on: October 09, 2017, 06:46:53 PM »
3PM PDT radio news said 57,000 acres already...

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Re: Napa/Sonoma County fires
« Reply #4 on: October 09, 2017, 07:23:01 PM »
And.. zero percent contained :(

Hard to contain with rapidly-shifting winds.
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Re: Napa/Sonoma County fires
« Reply #5 on: October 09, 2017, 07:31:03 PM »
The news just said 70 mph winds...blowing embers from house...to house.
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