North Bay fires

Ninna Gaensler-Debs

Pamela Voyles lost everything in the Valley Fire in Lake County, then spent two years homeless. She finally found a place — only to flee seven months later.

Ninna Gaensler-Debs

 

Hear from two of the approximately 4000 incarcerated men and women currently deployed fighting California’s wildfires.

Ben Trefny

People around the Bay Area, the state, and the nation are thinking about what they can do to help victims of the North Bay fires. For a pair of socially minded artists, it turned out their efforts were worth much more than they’d ever imagined.

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Since fires broke out across Sonoma County, KZST 100.1FM in Santa Rosa has transformed it into an essential news source, broadcasting information about the wildfires, live, 24/7.

KALW reporter Ninna Gaensler-Debs

  

We’ll discuss the fires ravaging the North Bay from Rohnert Park.

Ninna Gaensler-Debs / KALW News

Wildfires tearing through California wine country flared up again today. They’ve destroyed hundreds more homes and other buildings and led to new evacuation orders in Calistoga, Green Valley and the northern part of the town of Sonoma.

Ninna Gaensler-Debs / KALW News

 

Cal Fire is looking into whether reports of power lines falling down and electrical transformers exploding may have led to the disaster.