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Sonoma, Napa fire refugees now face housing crisis

SANTA ROSA — Cristalyn Robles, her husband, mother and 7-year-old son woke to falling embers and fire swirling around the senior board and care facility in Santa Rosa where they live and work. As a wall of smoke bore down around them, they each grabbed a wheelchair for the four people …

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New fire burns southwest of San Jose (updated)

Update, October 18: Cal Fire reports that roughly 600 firefighters, 52 engines, and nine helicopters are responding to the Bear Fire in the Santa Cruz Mountains. But at 9 p.m. Tuesday evening, the blaze was only five percent contained and grew to more than 270 acres. The latest Cal Fire …

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5 Displaced By San Francisco House Fire

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Five people are displaced this morning by a fire that broke out in a single-family house in San Francisco, according to fire officials. The two-alarm fire at 475 Vienna St. has been contained. It was first reported by fire officials at 12:15 a.m. on Twitter. Both …

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1 Dead, 2 Critically Injured In Oakland House Fire

One person has died and two others were critically injured in a two-alarm house fire that broke out late Tuesday night in Oakland, a fire spokeswoman said. According to Battalion Chief Tracey Chin, at 11:18 p.m. Oakland fire officials received a report of a fire at 767 Calmar Ave. in …

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Editorial: Living with fire in California

Editorial: Living with fire in California Chronicle Editorial Board October 12, 2017 Updated: October 13, 2017 9:11am Photo: Noah Berger, Special To The Chronicle A wall stands at a Chanterelle Circle home destroyed by the Tubbs fire in the Fountaingrove area of Santa Rosa, Calif., on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017. …

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