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Today's expected rain has firefighters optimistic for a fast-approaching end to the fires but also concerned about ash runoff and stuck fire engines.
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Santa Rosa school for autistic kids plans to rebuild
Skinned sea otter carcass found on California beach
Final stretch of firefight as last large evacuation orders lifted
Bay Area chefs serve up 16,000 (and counting) free meals to fire victims
Families: Residents of Santa Rosa senior care home abandoned by staff during fire evacuation

First responders rushed to save lives as their own homes were burning

'This was an effort by every officer, every fireman and every citizen to do their part. It was an effort by everyone,' said Santa Rosa Police Officer Chris Diaz, who lost his home in the Tubbs fire.

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A new map from Cal Fire shows the status of individual damaged and destroyed structures in Sonoma County.
Karl and Julie Wilber fled the Tubbs fire Oct. 9 as flames advanced on their Santa Rosa home. Five days later, Karl and his sons, Ryan and Andrew, returned to inspect the rubble.
See how the recent fires measure up against some of the largest North Coast fires of the past half century.
During evacuation, most local residents grabbed things they knew they would need. But a hole punch or light sabers? See some of the stranger things people grabbed.
At least 42 people have died in the fires that swept through Sonoma, Napa and Mendocino counties. Here are some of their stories.
Satellite images reveal which homes burned, block by block.
Stunning, devastating before and after photos of the Wine Country wildfires.
Sonoma County is reeling from a fire that has claimed countless homes. Here are the least expensive listed right now in areas unaffected by the flames.
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