Wildfires Taint West Coast Vineyards With Taste of SmokeSmoke from the West Coast wildfires has tainted grapes in some of the nation's most celebrated wine regions with an ashy flavor that could spell disaster for the 2020 vintage.
Sonoma County Deputies Arrest Alleged Arsonist Who Admitted 'Having a Bad Day'A 37-year-old Healdsburg man who told deputies he was "having a bad day" was arrested Saturday on suspicion of starting a grass fire by Highway 101.
LNU Lightning Complex: Signs of Normalcy Return To Healdsburg As Evacuees ReturnThe LNU Lightning Complex, which has been burning in Sonoma, Lake, Marin, Napa and Solano counties, was 55 percent contained by late Saturday as thousands of evacuees continued to return to their homes and businesses.
Sonoma County Opens New Wildfire Assistance Centers in Healdsburg, GuernevilleSonoma County opened two assistance centers for wildfire victims in Healdsburg and Guerneville staffed by representatives from government and social service agencies.
LNU Lightning Complex: Break In Harvest Lessens Consequences For Wine Country Grape CropThe Walbridge Fire erupted after the bulk of the sparkling wine grapes had been picked and before it was time to pick the great majority of still wine grapes.
LNU Lightning Complex: Walbridge Fire Leaves Behind Trail Of Destruction Near HealdsburgOn Monday afternoon, KPIX 5 cameras got a first-hand look at some of the homes that have been turned to rubble by the Walbridge Fire along Mill Creek Road near Healdsburg.
LNU Lightning Complex: Shifting Wind Pushes Walbridge Fire Toward North Bay CommunitiesUp and down the west side of Highway 101, Saturday was another day for residents to follow the expanding evacuation zones as shifting winds pushed the Walbridge Fire toward Healdsburg and Geyserville.
LNU Lightning Complex: Areas Of Healdsburg, Lake County Among Latest Evacuations OrderedNew evacuation orders were issued for parts of Healdsburg on Saturday as the Walbridge fire, part of the massive LNU Lightning Complex, grew to more than 314,207 acres.
LNU Lightning Complex: Crews Focus Attack on Walbridge Fire Threatening HealdsburgIn Sonoma County, Cal Fire says the Walbridge Fire is the top priority in the LNU Lightning Complex Fire because it has the potential to roar right into the city of Healdsburg.
Raining Ash An 'Eerie' Sense Of Deja Vu For Healdsburg Businesses In Shadow Of WildfiresIf Healdsburg needed a reminder the Walbridge Fire was burning just west of town, it came falling from the sky all afternoon.
LNU Lightning Complex Update: Homes Burn Near Healdsburg; 3 Napa Victims Found In Fire-Ravaged NeighborhoodThe deadly LNU Lightning Complex of wildfires grew to 219,067 acres in Sonoma, Solano and Napa counties by early Friday, burning homes west of Healdsburg overnight and forcing new evacuations in the Forestville and Lake Sonoma areas
LNU Complex Fire: Walbridge Fire Advances Toward Healdsburg; Homes Destroyed Along Wallace Creek RoadThe out-of-control Walbridge Fire, part of the LNU Lightning Complex, roared down Wallace Creek Road early Friday, burning several homes and sending residents fleeing for safety.
Healdsburg Residents Flee Advancing Walbridge FireMany residents on the west side of Healdsburg had evacuated by late Thursday night, as the Walbridge Fire quickly advanced.
LNU Lightning Complex: At Least 4 Dead, Hundreds Of Structures Destroyed, 215,000 Acres BurnedThe 14,500-acre Walbridge Fire in Sonoma County is now the top priority for firefighting efforts in the LNU Lightning Complex fires (map) burning in the North Bay, fire officials said Thursday. Meanwhile, a PG&E worker was killed helping first responders in Vacaville.
City Of Healdsburg Issues Evacuation Warning Due To LNU Lightning Complex FiresThe Sonoma County town of Healdsburg issued an evacuation warning Wednesday night, with city officials asked all residents to be prepared to leave their homes at a moments notice.