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Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa - photo by Brendan Dorsey

Over 115,000 Acres Burn Across The State, 15 Deaths Reported

CALIFORNIA — Seventeen large wildfires continue to burn in California and over the past 24 hours have charred over 115,000 acres.

The winds that fanned these fires Sunday night and Monday morning have decreased significantly, but local winds and dry conditions continue to pose a challenge.

The decrease in the winds combined with cooler weather allowed firefighters to make some progress overnight.

Sheriff officials have confirmed that 11 people have died as a result of the wildfires in Sonoma, Mendocino, Napa and Yuba counties. These fires have already burned an estimated 1,500 homes and commercial structures. Several Damage Assessment Teams have been deployed to get a full account of the destruction.

Yesterday Governor Brown declared a State of Emergency in Napa, Sonoma and Yuba Counties, as well as a State of Emergency in Butte, Lake, Mendocino, Nevada and Orange counties.

Red Flag Warnings due to gusty winds and high fire risk remain in place in Southern California, but are expected to end later this morning. The warnings in Northern California have all ended, but breezy and dry conditions remain.

Historically, October is when California experiences its largest and most damaging wildfires. Residents are asked to remain prepared for wildfires. Learn more evacuation tips by visiting www.ReadyForWildfire.org.

**CAL FIRE Incidents**

Tubbs Fire

Sonoma and Napa Counties between Calistoga and Santa Rosa
27,000 acres
Significant number of commercial and residential structures destroyed
Cal Fire Incident Management Team assigned

Atlas Fire

Napa County
South of Lake Berryessa and northeast City of Napa
25,000 acres
Multiple structures destroyed
Cal Fire Incident Management Team assigned

Redwood Complex

Mendocino County
North of Hwy 20 in Potter Valley and Redwood Valley
21,000 acres
Multiple structures destroyed
Cal Fire Incident Management Team activated

Cascade Fire

Yuba County
Maryville Road and Loma Rica Road, Loma Rica
11,500 acres, 15% contained
Now part of the Wind Complex

Lobo Fire

Nevada County
Rough and Ready area
880 acres, 23% contained
Multiple structures destroyed
Cal Fire Incident Management Team assigned
Now part of the Wind Complex

McCourtney Fire

Nevada County
McCourtney Road, southwest of Grass Valley
72 acres, 60% contained
Now part of the Wind Complex

LaPorte Fire

Butte County
Avacado Road and Dunstone Road, Bangor
3,500 acres, 10% contained
Now part of the Wind Complex

Pocket Fire

Sonoma County
Pocket Ranch Road and Ridge Ranch Road, Geyserville
500 acres

Sulphur Fire

Lake County
Highway 20 and Sulphur Bank Road, Clearlake Oaks
2,500 acres, 10% contained

Partrick Fire

Napa County
Partrick Road, west of Napa
1,000 acres

Nuns Fire

Sonoma County
Highway 12 north of Glen Ellen
5,000 acres
This includes the Adobe Fire in Kenwood

Point Fire

Calaveras County
Highway 26 and Higdon Road, West Point
130 acres, 25% contained

Cherokee Fire

Butte County
Cherokee Road and Zonalea Lane, Oroville
7,500 acres, 40% contained

Honey Fire

Butte County
Cherokee Road and Zonalea Lane, Oroville
90 acres, 30% contained

37 Fire

Sonoma County
Highway 37 and Lakeville Highway near Skaggs Island
2,000 acres, 40% contained

Blue Fire

Humboldt County
Lake Blvd and Highway 299, east of Eureka
20 acres, 100% contained

Jones Fire

Shasta County
Argonaut Trail and Dry Creek Road, Jones Valley
40 acres, 50% contained

Ridge Fire

Shasta County
Bartlett Springs Road, community of Clearlake
87 acres, 75% contained

**Unified Command Incidents**

Canyon 2 Fire

Orange County
Hwy 91 & Gypsum Canyon Road, Anaheim City
7,500 acres, 5% contained
Unified command with Cal Fire, Orange County, Anaheim and City of Orange

**Federal Incidents**

Pozo Fire

San Luis Obispo County
3 miles west of Pozo
US Forest Service – Los Padres National Forest
35 acres
Cal Fire is assisting

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