100,000+ Fleeing California Wildfires Spead By High Winds

"Once in a decade" wind event could spark new wildfires as utility company warns millions of customers could have their power shut down.

5 Facts: California Fires

1. Over 90,000 in Sonoma County told to flee as Kincade Fire advances: https://eastbaytimes.com/2019/10/25/kincade-fire-officials-issue-additional-evacuation-warnings/



2. Healdsburg Police Chief Kevin Burke said some have chosen not to evacuate: https://bayareane.ws/2NgPjYE

3. Why fire scientists are so worried about Sunday’s weather and possibly historic winds up to 80 mph: https://eastbaytimes.com/2019/10/25/why-will-this-weekends-winds-be-so-dangerous/

4. PG&E on Saturday began cutting power to 940,000 customers – 90,000 more than initially planned – in an effort to prevent catastrophic wildfires that could be fanned by powerful winds. See our power outage map for safety shutdowns: https://bayareane.ws/367LQUP



5. The Kincade Fire and Tick Fire are the biggest of six new California fires started in the last week: https://bayareane.ws/2MND5aX

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