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.
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.
BOMB CYCLONE: Flash Flood Watch For Kincade Fire Burn Zone; Blizzard Conditions In SierraThe first major storm in nearly six months zeroed in on Northern California Tuesday, triggering a flash flood watch for the fire-charred areas of Sonoma County, a high surf advisory, a hurricane force wind warning for the Mendocino coast and winter storm warning for the Sierra.
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.
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.
Smoke Damage Challenges North Bay Residents Returning Home After Kincade FireMost North Bay residents who fled the Kincade Fire returned to houses untouched by the flames, but the smoke damage is impacting far more people.
Resource Center To Help Kincade Fire Victims Opens In HealdsburgWhile the Kincade Fire is mostly contained, its victims are still trying to get their lives back in order on Monday, with many seeking assistance at the Kincade Fire recovery center that opened in Healdsburg.
Kincade Fire 78% Contained, Evacuation Orders Lifted; Full Containment Expected by ThursdayFirefighters are slowly but surely gaining control of the Kincade Fire in Sonoma County, with 78 percent containment reported as of Sunday night and all evacuation orders issued over the past week and a half have been lifted.
Sonoma County Orders Returning Residents In Kincade Burn Area Not to Clean PropertyAn emergency order that forbids residents who are reentering the area of the Kincade Fire from cleaning their property has been issued by the Sonoma County Health Officer.