Maps, Photos, Numbers for the Mendocino, Napa, and Sonoma Fires: Three Are Now in the Top 20 Deadliest in California History

Plane dropping retardant in the hills above Potter Valley

Plane dropping retardant in the hills above Potter Valley yesterday. [Photo by Hannah Foster]

The confirmed death toll in the fires that swept across California rose to 34 yesterday. Three of the fires that began this week have now claimed so many lives that they are among the top 20 deadliest in California history–the Tubbs in Santa Rosa, the Redwood Valley Fire in Mendocino, and the Cascade Fire in Yuba County. Both the Tubbs and the Redwood Valley Fire are in the top 10.Approximately 221,754 acres burned so far in the fires this week with over 5000 structures destroyed.

MAPS:

Overview of the October 2017 wildfires

Overview of the recent fires. [See here for a zoomable version]

Below are the most recent maps available as of 8 a.m. Saturday morning. Click on the thumbnail images of each map to be taken to a pdf. Usually, in the lower right-hand corner of each expanded map, you can see the time and date that the information to create each map was collected.

The Mendocino/Lake Complex:

Mendocino/Lake Complex

Mendocino/Lake Complex map

We also have a KMZ file that can be viewed in Google Earth if you have access: 20171013_0214_MendocinoLakesComplex_CAMEU012169

ooking north from Upper Powerhouse Gibson lane at 3 on the 11

Looking north from Upper Powerhouse Gibson lane at 3 on October 11. [Photo by Hannah Foster]

Eight are confirmed dead in the Redwood Valley Fire. There were none killed in the Sulphur Fire. The fires combined are stretched over approximately 36,500 but are now 27% contained. Over 350 residences were destroyed and 188 minor structures were also destroyed.  Below is today’s fact sheet on the Sulphur and Redwood Fires.:

10-14-17 AM Fact Sheet

 

Mailbox with an American Flag flying in Santa Rosa.

Mailbox with an American Flag flying in Santa Rosa. [Photo from the City of Santa Rosa Fire Department.]

The Central LNU Complex in Sonoma:

Tubbs Fire

Tubbs map

We also have a KMZ file of the entire Central LNU Complex which includes the Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa that can be viewed in Google Earth if you have access:20171014_CentralLNUComplex_IR

Nuns pdf is here.

Pocket pdf is here.

The Southern LNU Complex in Napa County:

Southern LNU Complex

Southern LNU Complex

We also have a KMZ file of the entire Southern LNU Complex which includes the Atlas Fire that can be viewed in Google Earth if you have access:20171014_Atlas_IR

Help for those affected by the fires:

More Information in Related Stories–from the earliest story at the top to the most recent at the bottom: Note: the link list was getting too long so we’ve eliminated the earliest stories. However, click on one of the early links below to see a list of stories from the beginning of the fires.

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