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Satellite data shows Kenwood, Sugarloaf, Rutherford main foci as Nuns fire spreads over the Mayacamas

Satellite data shows Kenwood, Sugarloaf, Rutherford main foci as Nuns fire spreads over the Mayacamas

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Truck driver hauling water to firefighters killed – Newest fires strike Sugarloaf area, Rutherford as Nuns Complex spreads over the Mayacamas. Sonoma City battle eases – Updated 8:19 a.m. PDT 10/16/17

BREAKING NEWS – 8:32 a.m. – CAL FIRE PIO said that a truck driver hauling water to firefighters was killed in Napa County when he lost control of his vehicle and crashed off the side of the Oakville Grade abut 2 miles west of Highway 29. No further details are available at this time.   […]

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Favorable winds make for progress in wine country fires fights but Nuns Complex flares in Kenwood & City of Sonoma. Death toll hits state record. Updated 9:11 a.m. PDT 10/15/17

This is a continuation of  several lengthy articles we have been updating since Sunday, Oct. 8, and which are now archived. Those articles can be found here: N. Calif wine country wildfire situation expected to intensify as wind picks up. Fires continue to grow; Red Flag Warning Tonight + Today’s current fire maps and status […]

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Fire pushes into City of Sonoma’s NE corner driven by Red Flag winds. Containment advances on other fires. Death toll rises — Updated 5:36 pm PDT 10/14/17

This is a continuation of two, now-lengthy articles we have been updating since Sunday and which are now archived. Those articles can be found here: N. Calif wine country wildfire situation expected to intensify as wind picks up. Fires continue to grow; Red Flag Warning Tonight + Today’s current fire maps and status updates – […]

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Fires continue to grow; Red Flag Warning Tonight + Today’s current fire maps and status updates – Updated 6:26 am PDT 10/13/17

This article is no longer being updated. Please click over to the newest one: Fire pushes into City of Sonoma’s NE corner driven by Red Flag winds. Containment advances on other fires. Death toll rises This is a continuation of the now-lengthy article we have been updating since Sunday. That article can be found here: […]

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Wind + water + wildlands in the city = Wine country fire disaster.

Full article and one more chart at the source: New York Times

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The smoking ruins of Paradise Ridge Winery

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Suisun/Green Valley area in Solano County under mandatory evacuation orders as Atlas fire crests ridge

For information on this winegrowing area see: Suisun/Green Valley vineyards get respect from Napa & seek more distance from Solano Delta grapes OFFICIAL NOTICE FROM SOLANO COUNTY A MANDATORY EVACUATION ORDER has been issued by the Solano County Office of Emergency Services for the Green Valley area west of Green Valley Road from Mason, north […]

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Calif wine country fires: newest satellite data maps – 5:08 a.m. – 10/11/17

Source: Wildfire Viewer

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Status on 113 wineries (and wine businesses): Good, bad or gone – ARCHIVED – No longer updated

This article is no longer updated. Last update was 6:28 a.m., October 20, 2017 Is a house, commercial property or winery safe? Maybe Not? See: Cal Fire has released a powerful Interactive Sonoma County fire map goes right down to specific parcels Make sure to see today’s fire status report: Fire damage at $1 Bil […]

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