Category: Fire Updates

Photo by Suzan Jantz CALFIRE UPDATE Size: 202,976 acres Containment: 61% Expected Full Containment: Unknown Fatalities: 3 STRUCTURAL SUMMARY Structures Threatened: 528 Residential Structures Destroyed: 1,077 Commercial Structures Destroyed: 22 Other Destroyed: 500 Residential Structures Damaged: 191...

I live in Redding, Calif., where, along with a thousand of our neighbors, our home was rudely and suddenly consumed by a wall of fearless flame and summarily reduced to rambling heaps of sad ashes and shattered shards of her previous pride, scattered and strewn about carelessly in the solemn space that once comprised our ordered, routine and predictable life;