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North Bay Wildfires Archive

North Bay Wildfires Archive

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 at 01:08 PM PDT

Officials: Power Lines Ignited Fatal Blaze in California

Officials: Power Lines Ignited Fatal Blaze in California

Two sagging Pacific Gas and Electric Co. power lines made contact and ignited a blaze last year that killed four people and injured a firefighter in Northern California, fire officials said Tuesday about the...

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 at 05:58 AM PDT

Napa County's New Tools for Responding to Disasters

Napa County's New Tools for Responding to Disasters

Napa County is rolling out new tools to better respond to future disasters. Special sirens and new alerts are among the changes there and residents say it's much needed. NBC Bay Area's Jodi Hernandez reports.

Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 09:13 PM PDT

Bell-Ringing Ceremony Marks 1-Year Since North Bay Fires

Bell-Ringing Ceremony Marks 1-Year Since North Bay Fires

On the one-year anniversary of the North Bay firestorm that swept through Napa and Sonoma counties, dozens are expected to gather at the old courthouse square in Santa Rosa for a bell-ringing remembrance....

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018 at 07:42 PM PDT

Mother of Kids Lost in North Bay Fire Begins Long Recovery

Mother of Kids Lost in North Bay Fire Begins Long Recovery

Sara Shepard leaned forward in her chair — jagged scars running down her neck, a special undergarment cloaking the burns covering her body — taking a deep breath to begin telling her story, a story partially...

Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 02:13 PM PDT

One Year Later: Wine Country Wildfires

One Year Later: Wine Country Wildfires

In this one-hour news special, we share the emotional and powerful stories of people who lost everything, but are finding ways to rebuild their lives and their communities following the devastating wine country...

Continuing Coverage
Coverage of the devastating wildfires that broke across several counties of the North Bay in October of 2017 that killed 44 people, burned tens of thousands of acres and destroyed 8,400 homes and businesses.