Fire Dept. Dispatcher Honored For Response To Wine Country WildfiresA North Bay fire dispatcher has been recognized with a national award for her work during the 2017 Wine Country wildfires.
Prefab A Faster Alternative For Santa Rosa Homeowners Rebuilding After Tubbs FireIt's been 17 months since the Tubbs Fire devastated Santa Rosa and the rebuilding has begun. Some fire victims are choosing a construction method that promises to get them home sooner.
Rebuilding Ramps Up In Santa Rosa's Coffey Park 17 Months After WildfireAn official says that 17 months after a massive wildfire destroyed hundreds of homes in a Wine Country neighborhood, 70 percent of the properties are under construction or have been rebuilt.
Warming Climate Brings Summers So Dry Even Wet Winters Won't Dampen Fire DangerA new study from a team of climate scientists and forest experts suggests that an endless fire season is our new reality in the Golden State.
Cal Fire Blames Tubbs Fire On Private Electrical LinesCal Fire announced Thursday that an investigation has determined the deadly Tubbs Fire that ravaged Santa Rosa in October of 2017 was started by a private electrical system and not by PG&E equipment.
Water Advisory In Burned Santa Rosa Neighborhood Lifted After Nearly A YearA water quality advisory has been lifted in the Fountaingrove area of Santa Rosa where more than 1,500 homes burned in the Tubbs Fire a year ago, city water officials announced Thursday.
Resilient Girl Who Lost Prosthetic Legs In Tubbs Fire Starts Anew In TexasOne of the victims of destructive and deadly Tubbs Fire -- a ten-year-old Coffey Park girl named Lilly -- lost everything: her home, her toys, and her most important possession, her prosthetic legs.
Rebuilding Is A Struggle After Wine Country WildfiresAs of late August, only nine of nearly 2,700 single-family homes lost here had been rebuilt, according to figures from the city's permitting office.
Rebirth Of Burned Neighborhood Offers Hope To Wildfire-Weary CaliforniansThe tight-knit neighborhood, almost wiped from the map by the monstrous blaze that swept in early last October, is on its way back.
Kohler CEO Replaces Wildfire Victim's Treasured Kitchen SinkA Santa Rosa woman rebuilding after losing her home in the North Bay wildfires, missed her stainless steel sink so much she wrote to the CEO of Kohler to find a replacement.
Lawsuit: Tubbs Fire Restoration Workers Cheated Out Of Pay, Verbally AbusedWorkers who helped restore properties after the Tubbs Fire in October are suing their employers for allegedly cheating them of regular and overtime pay and verbally abusing them.
Heavy Rains Bring Erosion Concerns To North Bay Areas Burned By WildfiresHeavy rains have brought erosion concerns to the thousands of empty lots burned out by the wine country wildfires.
Water Contaminated With Benzene In Santa Rosa Area Ravaged By WildfirePeople in parts of the Fountaingrove neighborhood, where half the homes burned down in the Tubbs Fire, urged not to consume or use their tap water.
Family Photos Stolen From Wildfire Victims During Benefit ConcertA family that survived the Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa went to San Francisco for a break, but instead they got their family photos stolen.
PG&E Claims Private Power Line Sparked Tubbs FireIn a legal filing, PG&E claims that the deadly and destructive Tubbs Fire which reduced dozens of homes in two Santa Rosa neighborhoods to piles of ash last month was sparked by a private power line.