Sonoma County Prepares To Sue PG&E For Damages From Kincade FireSonoma Country is exploring plans to sue Pacific Gas and Electric over the massive Kincade Fire last fall that combined with rolling power shutoffs caused losses of $725 million.
Report: Kincade Fire, Power Shutoffs Cost Sonoma County $725MThe Kincade Fire and evacuations and four PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoffs last fall cost Sonoma County $725 million in economic losses, according to a report to the county's Board of Supervisors.
Napa Animal Rescue Team Relocated Hundreds Of Horses During Kincade FireIt’s one thing to evacuate entire towns, but how do you evacuate 800 horses? You do it carefully, with hundreds of volunteers working around the clock; that’s what the Napa Community Animal Rescue Team (CART) is trained to do.
Harvest Of Ember & Ash: Soda Rock Winery Bounces Back From Kincade FireThe destructive Kincade Fire burned hundreds of buildings in Sonoma County, including the Soda Rock Winery. But the owner's plans to rebuild it from the ashes tell a tale of resilience in the fire-stricken community.
Kincade Fire Victims May Be Eligible For Property Tax ReliefOwners of property in Sonoma County that sustained more than $10,000 damage from the Kincade Fire in October may be eligible to defer their first property tax installment due on Tuesday, Dec. 10, county officials said.
Weekend Atmospheric River Prompts Flash Flood Warning In Kincade Fire Burn ZoneForecasters are warning that an atmospheric river flowing into the region this weekend could bring flash flooding and mudslides to the Kincade Fire burn area.
PG&E Says Power Shutoffs Limited Fires Despite Transmission Line Failure In Sonoma CountyThe nation’s largest utility said Friday that its distribution lines have sparked no damaging wildfires since it began repeatedly shutting off power to hundreds of thousands of Northern California customers this fall.
Sonoma County Looking For Hazardous Materials In Kincade Fire Burn ZoneNow that the Kincade Fire is out, Sonoma County is inspecting many of the damaged areas, looking for hazardous materials. One of the first to be inspected is the Oak Ridge Angus Ranch, just below the geysers, not far from where the fire started.
State PUC To Investigate PG&E's Power Shutoff PolicyThe state Public Utility Commission announced Wednesday it will launch an investigation into all aspects of Pacific Gas & Electric's policy to turn off electricity to homes and businesses as a way to prevent wildfires.
Kincade Fire Clean Up Efforts Continue With Hazardous Waste SweepRecovery efforts continued Tuesday in area impacted by the Kincade Fire as the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors worked toward making their community more fire safe.
Homeowners In Fire Zones Lose Insurance CoverageAs fires ravage California each year, more homeowners are at risk of losing their insurance.
Wine Country Wildfire Leaves Wine Mostly Unscathed – For NowDespite the harvest-season Kincade Fire, which forced evacuations in Healdsburg and Windsor, wine production in Sonoma County escaped largely unscathed.
Low Amount Of Burned Homes Means Homeowners May Pay For Kincade Fire CleanupThe Kincade Fire was officially contained this week after burning 77,000 acres in Sonoma County, but residents are dealing with an unintended consequence.
Sonoma State Students Arrested For Ransacking Empty Dorms During Kincade FireThree Sonoma State University students were arrested on suspicion of ransacking dorm rooms on the campus while it was closed during the Kincade Fire.
Kincade Fire Fully Contained At 77,758 AcresThe devastating Kincade Fire that began near Geyserville has been fully contained after two weeks, Cal Fire announced Wednesday evening.