North Bay Wildfires By the Numbers
The California wine country fires started burning on October 8, 2017, but the impact will be felt for years to come. The Sonoma County area has faced multiple wildfires, with Santa Rosa being most affected. These six fires have burned hundreds of thousands of acres. Fifty people have died, with thousands more injured or displaced by the fires.
Here is a look at each of the fires.
The Redwood Fire burned 36,523 acres and was located in the Redwood Valley and Potter Valley areas along Highway 101.
The Pocket Fire burned 16,552 acres and was located along Highway 101 between Cloverdale and Geyserville.
The Tubbs Fire burned 36,432 acres was located between Highway 101 and Highway 128, around the Fulton and Calistoga areas.
The Sulphur Fire is the smallest of the fires. It burned 2,207 acres and is was located along Highway 20 and Highway 53, around the southeastern border of Clear Lake.
The Atlas Fire burned 51,624 acres and was located east of Napa and Yountville, along Highway 121 and Highway 128.
The Nuns/Adobe/Norbbom/Patrick Fire burned 54,382 acres and stretched between Highway 12 and Highway 29, to the towns of Schellville, Sonoma, Glen Ellen, and Kenwood.
It is estimated that it will take 5-10 years to rebuild local infrastructure and total losses and damage will total several billion dollars.
The Santa Rosa Personal Injury Lawyers of Nadrich & Cohen applaud the courageous CAL FIRE teams that have tirelessly fought to save life and property throughout Northern California.