When wildfires bore down on Santa Rosa, the Astro Motel had not yet opened. Within two days, they were hosting fire evacuees for free.
On the anniversary of the firestorm, we shine a light on those who fought through our region's darkest hours. Out of the ashes, heroes emerged - both friends and strangers.
Get answers to frequently asked questions about the wildfires, including information about evacuation areas, shelters, road closures, power outages, how to help fire victims and how to take care of yourself emotionally during this time of crisis.