The worst firestorm in Sonoma County’s history destroyed inconceivable numbers of homes and businesses, leaving people from all walks of life homeless. Nearly half of Santa Rosa is under either mandatory or advisory evacuation orders. More than 70,000 children are out of school. Many local residents have been unable to return to work or resume a “normal” life. What are you doing to cope during this historic disaster? How are you caring for your family, friends and neighbors? We want to share your stories. Please contact Press Democrat reporter Martin Espinoza at martin.espinoza@pressdemocrat.com. Include your name and phone number.