The movement to reintroduce small-scale controlled burns has taken a promising hold in Sonoma County.
The Press Democrat's photographers capture the fight against the flames, the flight of evacuees and the plight of the community.
A woman who lost her home in the 2015 Valley Fire shares 15 tips for helping fire victims and their families.
As wildfires raged in August, The Press Democrat's photographers captured the fight against the flames, the flight of evacuees and the plight of the community.
The latest updates and information about wildfires in the North Bay, including location of fires, evacuations zones and centers, as well interactive maps of fires, winds, and air-quality.
The store, launched in the wake of the October 2017 wildfires, invites local residents impacted by the Kincade fire to shop donated new items, free of charge.
They are the lucky few: those whose homes were spared in neighborhoods otherwise destroyed. Yet for these residents, the experience is fraught with anxiety and guilt.
Coffey Park is a face of fires that did the unthinkable, leaping over Highway 101 and leveling a whole community. The cleanup here has begun and soon the rebuilding. Coffey Park will return.
Fire destroys, and fire creates. At least that’s true in the parks and wildlands of Sonoma County affected by last fall’s fires.
The fires are both a tragedy and a coming together, a realization of how much our community matters.