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Northern California Fires Destroy More Than 8,000 Structures: A Breakdown of the Damage

More than 70 percent of the buildings that burned were homes

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Cal Fire Officials report more than 8,000 structures were destroyed by the six fires that swept across Northern California starting on Sunday, October 8. As damage assessment is underway, CAL Fire released new information on the breakdown of the fire damage.

More than 70 percent of the buildings that burned were homes, with a total of 6,190. Around 2,000 outbuildings were destroyed, which include things like detached garages, barns and sheds. The fires also wiped out 150 commercial buildings.

The Tubbs Fire that ravaged through both Napa and Sonoma counties topped the chart, destroying more than 5,600 buildings, including 4,655 homes.

Officials with CAL Fire and the Federal Emergency Management Agency join county assessors in damage assessment this week. The numbers below are subject to change in the coming days.

Atlas Fire

  • Residences: 445
  • Commercial Buildings: 17
  • Outbuildings: 319
  • Total: 781

Tubbs Fire

  • Residences: 4,655
  • Commercial Buildings: 94
  • Outbuildings: 894
  • Total: 5,643

Nuns Fire

  • Residences: 639
  • Commercial Buildings: 32
  • Outbuildings: 684
  • Total: 1,355

Pockett Fire

  • Residences: 3
  • Outbuildings: 3
  • Total: 6

Redwood Fire

  • Residences: 314
  • Commercial Buildings: 5
  • Outbuildings: 224
  • Total: 543

Sulphur Fire

  • Residences: 134
  • Commercial Buildings: 2
  • Outbuildings: 26
  • Total: 162
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