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California Wildfires: At least 1,500 homes destroyed

World | Associated Press | October 10, 2017, 10:44 am
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 Coffey Park homes burn early Monday Oct. 9, 2017 in Santa Rosa, Calif. More than a dozen wildfires whipped by powerful winds been burning though California wine country. The flames have destroyed at least 1,500 homes and businesses and sent thousands of people fleeing. (Image: AP)

Coffey Park homes burn early Monday Oct. 9, 2017 in Santa Rosa, Calif. More than a dozen wildfires whipped by powerful winds been burning though California wine country. The flames have destroyed at least 1,500 homes and businesses and sent thousands of people fleeing. (Image: AP)

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 Gold Fidge firefighters use a deck gun to protect structures in Coffey Park in Santa Rosa, Calif., Monday Oct. 9, 2017. (Image: AP)

Gold Fidge firefighters use a deck gun to protect structures in Coffey Park in Santa Rosa, Calif., Monday Oct. 9, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 Firefighters work to extinguish a fire at a home as they battle a wildfire in Anaheim Hills, Calif., Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. (Image: AP)

Firefighters work to extinguish a fire at a home as they battle a wildfire in Anaheim Hills, Calif., Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 A helicopter dumps water on a home as firefighters battle a wildfire in Anaheim Hills in Anaheim, Calif., Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. (Image: AP)

A helicopter dumps water on a home as firefighters battle a wildfire in Anaheim Hills in Anaheim, Calif., Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 Fire continues to rage at the Hilton hotel on Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, in Santa Rosa, Calif. (Image: AP)

Fire continues to rage at the Hilton hotel on Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, in Santa Rosa, Calif. (Image: AP)

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 Smoke rises as a wildfire burns in the hills east of Napa, Calif., Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. (Image: AP)

Smoke rises as a wildfire burns in the hills east of Napa, Calif., Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 A wildfire moves closer to North Tustin homes along the 261 freeway in Tustin, Calif., Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. (Image: AP)

A wildfire moves closer to North Tustin homes along the 261 freeway in Tustin, Calif., Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 Smoke and flames from fire at the Hilton Sonoma Wine Country hotel in Santa Rosa, Calif., Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. (Image: AP)

Smoke and flames from fire at the Hilton Sonoma Wine Country hotel in Santa Rosa, Calif., Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 A wildfire moves closer to North Tustin homes along the 261 freeway in Tustin, Calif., Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. (Image: AP)

A wildfire moves closer to North Tustin homes along the 261 freeway in Tustin, Calif., Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 Flames from a wildfire approach a pair of horses in a field Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, in Napa, Calif. (Image: AP)

Flames from a wildfire approach a pair of horses in a field Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, in Napa, Calif. (Image: AP)

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 A Cazadero firefighter struggles to protect a home from catching fire in Coffey Park, Monday Oct. 9, 2017 in Santa Rosa, Calif. (Image: AP)

A Cazadero firefighter struggles to protect a home from catching fire in Coffey Park, Monday Oct. 9, 2017 in Santa Rosa, Calif. (Image: AP)

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 The Historic Round Barn burns, Monday Oct. 9, 2017, in Santa Rosa, Calif. (Image: AP)

The Historic Round Barn burns, Monday Oct. 9, 2017, in Santa Rosa, Calif. (Image: AP)

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 Flames from a wildfire consume a home Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, east of Napa, Calif. (Image: AP)

Flames from a wildfire consume a home Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, east of Napa, Calif. (Image: AP)

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 Jim Stites watches part of his neighborhood burn in Fountaingrove, Calif., Monday Oct. 9, 2017. More than a dozen wildfires whipped by powerful winds been burning though California wine country. (Image: AP)

Jim Stites watches part of his neighborhood burn in Fountaingrove, Calif., Monday Oct. 9, 2017. More than a dozen wildfires whipped by powerful winds been burning though California wine country. (Image: AP)

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 Smoke rises at the Journey's End Mobile Trailer park during a wildfire in Sonoma County in Santa Rosa, Calif., Monday Oct. 9, 2017. (Image: AP)

Smoke rises at the Journey's End Mobile Trailer park during a wildfire in Sonoma County in Santa Rosa, Calif., Monday Oct. 9, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 Kristine Pond reacts as she searches the remains of her family's home destroyed by fires in Santa Rosa, Calif., Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. (Image: AP)

Kristine Pond reacts as she searches the remains of her family's home destroyed by fires in Santa Rosa, Calif., Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. (Image: AP)

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