Deadly wildfires in Napa and Sonoma counties sent residents fleeing for their lives and reduced dozens of homes to smoldering ash. When the smoke cleared, 44 people had died and some 8,900 structures were destroyed.
Watch drone footage of the chilling destruction.
Take a first-person look at the heartbreaking destruction.
Exiting U.S. Highway 101 North to get to Coffey Park, the signs of devastation were already obvious.
The fires left an immigrant family in Coffey Park with almost nothing.
See photos of what remained.
The fires moved so quickly that some people had only a few seconds to grab personal items. Not all chose wisely.
Santa Rosa cartoonist Brian Fies dealt with death and destruction the same way most artists do — by expressing his emotions via pen and paper.
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