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sonoma county...the pocket fire has burned nearly 10-thousand acres and is five-percent contained. (steve) and we want to remind people of the evacuation areas in santa rosa this evening. the areas outlined in red are the mandatory evacuation zones. the area in between that... outlined in blue is the voluntary evacuation zone. (grant) and have a look at this map - it gives you an aerial view of the devastion in santa rosa. it shows us what homes are destroyed and which homes are still standing. now this map was sent out by the city of santa rosa... and the red on the map is being used to indicate vegetation. during the kron four morning news - we asked our viewers to send us their address and we were showing you your neighborhood live on our air. this is 6271 meadowstone drive in santa rose....sent in
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by bill zane. we are doing the same thing all evening long.... starting at 5:30. if you would like to see what your home and neighborhood looks like.. here's what you have to do. download the kron four mobile app - and click on the report it tab. you can also do this on our website... by clicking on the report it tab. provide us with your address and cross streets - and then tell us a little bit about what happened to you. when you were evacuated, what did you see... and we will do the best we can to get it on the air. we've been getting a lot of reports so please be patient - we have also posted this link on our webside kron four dot com... but the website tends to crash as so many people are trying to get a look at their homes. again, we will be doing this throughout our evening newscasts.... and it's áonlyá for the city of santa rosa... which was one of the hardest areas hit by the firestorm. nearly 3-thousands homes
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were lost in that area alone. (steve) hard images to see there. kron four's spencer blake is in one the areas hit hardest in santa rosa... (grant) he joins us live now from journey's end mobile home park... to give us a look at some of the devastation. spencer? (spencer) there is major destruction here as you've seen from our coverage throughout the week.but not everything at journey's end is a total loss.the destruction is vast here, and we know they've found at least one body here this morning..and there could be more.i spoke with a man who lives here, who actually helped save part of the mobile home park.he's a former firefighter, and noticed the back side of the park
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"he got me three more guys, they went down on the other end, they worked their butts off, they saved that whole side, all the homes on that side. some of these people haven't come back yet because they think their homes are burned down. they're still there! we don't know how to tell them." (vo)homes still standing7 sahara street - backside facing kaiser from one end to the other is untouched7 across the street from that, going back almost all the way to the laundry room is saved, though there are a few lost.7 thanks to firefighters, and a journey's end resident who wasn't ready to give up.(live) the sonoma county sheriff's search and rescue units are still out here trying to find any other bodies or remains this evening.live in santa rosa, spencer blake, kron four news.
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(( steve )) a new red flag warning has been issued for the north and east bay hills... this is a live look outside - (( grant )) let's check in with kron four's anny hong who has more on the new red flag warning just issued.
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(anny hong): .seasonably cool conditions will persist overnight into friday before a warming trend develops over the weekend and into monday. another round of very dry conditions along with locally strong and gusty offshore winds will return friday night into saturday, especially over the north bay mountains and east bay hills. a cooling trend will begin next tuesday and rain chances are forecast to develop late wednesday into thursday. (grant) with fire bearing down on
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wine country's vineyards, some are rushing to harvest their grapes to save the season. we saw workers out early this morning at the famous robert mondavi winery... in oakville. they were picking grapes as fast as they could and hauling them off. so far the winery has not been touched by the flames. however, several others have been damaged or destroyed. (grant) there is a new evacuation áadvisory in place. (steve) in the city of napa... people living west of highway 29 are being told to be ready to go at a moments
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notice. this is for people living between the oakville grade and rutherford road. this is ánot a mandatory evacuation but authorities do want you to have your bags packed and be ready to leave. (steve) you have no doubt seeing them heading north.... through the bay area en route to the fire zone in sonoma, napa and beyond. dozens of strike teams, hundreds of firefighters joining the ranks of those already on the fire lines in sonoma, napa and beyond.(grant) kron four's rob fladeboe is live at base camp in napa where he has been talking with some of the crews. rob?
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nats (firefighters rolling in) firefighters are pouring in from across the country. this strike team from ontario in southern california had has precious little sleep.sot batt. chief jim schiller/ontari o fire departmentthe ontario strike team has been working to save homes threatened by the wild fire whileothers are part of hand crews that are cutting fire breaks, starting back fires or battling flames like this crew did last night
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off route 29 near calistoga. sot capt. chase beckman/calfir eit's 24 hours on and 24 hours off. most of the firefighters sleep on the ground in an sea of tents here at base camp. as one strike team rolls in off the fire, another heads out to take it's place. they are coming from all across the country. from canada and mexico. they are gaining ground on the napa fire which were a combined 27 percent contained as of late this afternoon.tonight, with high winds forecast and the potential for still more extreme fire behavior, they will be put to the test again tonight.sot's (steve) we have a new evacuation order to tell you about tonight. north of highway 128 from geysers road to chalk hill road is under a mandatory order from the sonoma county sheriff's office. the message is very clear... the sheriff says if you are in the area... you must evacuate now. kron 4 has a crew on the way... we will have an update tonight on kron four sot's tonight.the test again will be put to the test again tonight.sot's
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sot's tonight.sot's (steve) we have a new evacuation
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order to tell you about tonight. north of highway 128 from geysers road to chalk hill road is under a mandatory order from the sonoma county sheriff's office. the message is very clear... the sheriff says if you are in the area... you must evacuate now. kron 4 has a crew on the way... we will have an update tonight on kron four news at 8. (grant) there's a lot of information out there - so we want to keep you updated with everything on air... and on our website. there you can find a list of mandatory evacuations and evacuation advisories. we are updating them on our website and mobile app by the minute. also - make sure you download the mobile app to always stay up to date on where the fire moves next. (steve) and the evacuation
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orders in sonoma county remain in effect tonight... (grant) coming up after the break, we get a live report on the conditions in that area - plus how people are dealing with the wildfires.
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(grant) we have an updated map showing the areas under mandaroty evacuation orders in sonoma county. anything shaded in yellow... are the areas that need to get out. the county of sonoma has been
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updating this map regulary on its website. the areas where there are red lines, that is where the fire is burning or has already burned. there is a long list of streets and neighborhoods... to keep up to date... check our website which we are constantly updating. go to kron four dot com... and look for the link on the front pages. (steve) the city of sonoma is still filled with smoke days after these fires took off. and tonight, evacuated residents are anxiously waiting to see if their homes are ok.(grant) danny freeman joins us now live in sonoma with a close up look at one area where the wildfires have been raging this week. danny? (danny)i want to show you something that illustrates just how personal and devastating these fires have been here in sonoma. this is the local paper here, the
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sonoma index tribune, dropped off on doorsteps with the head line, 'the week sonoma burned.' today we got a look at some of those badly burned areas. fewer than 10 miles away from downtown sonoma, a charred blackened landscape. many vineyards and buildings in tact, but a once bucolic scenery, now changed. here we met up with gil parsons, who has lived in these hills for over three decades. (gil parsons / sonoma resident) parsons: we were evacuated several days ago and this is the first i've been back. remnants of the fire all around.parsons: everything's scorched immediately beyond us and now scorched from the other side as well. but miraculously, the fire stopped at his property. danny: fire was right here, this is your property!parsons: that's amazing. it's beyond comprehension. perhaps there is some magic force we don't know about.all but one of his animals survived, cared for by good samaritan neighbors. parsons: it's incredible the spirit the people are showing, especially the animal people, everybody has joined together. danny su: when gil came back to his property here he saw there was one patch of land still smoking. omar here is wetting it down with water to
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make sure it doesn't reignite. omar estrada works for parsons...the fire came close to his own house, but his home is intact. (omar estrada / works for parsons)estrada: es triste ver nuestra sonoma.it's sad to see our sonoma in this state, he said. estrada: suerte..but he wished luck to his fellow residents of sonoma county, urging they keep moving forward. (danny) here in downtown sonoma we are seeing just that, folks trying to move forward, more restaurants opening, and more importantly, people grabbing a much needed bite to eat inside.live from sonoma, danny freeman, back to you. (steve) today sonoma county sheriff deputies arrested a man who has been looting from various places in the area. sheriff deputies
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arrested morgan plumere. sheriff deputies say plumere was stealing from a car in an evacuated area. they also say plumere stole from a vineyard management center as well as a fire department. he has been arrested for looting, possession of stolen property and possession of drugs. (grant) about 90 evacuees are staying at a shelter in american canyon...where good samaritans have been stopping by and dropping off supplies. american canyon high school is making sure undocumented immigrants feel safe at their shelter. take a look at this sign outside their building. it is written in spanish and is telling people that they will not ask about your immigration status. the city of calistoga told people to go to this shelter after the entire city was placed under
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mandatory evacuation order on wednesday afternoon. evacuees spoke to kron four about what it was like to quickly leave their home. (grant) volunteers are still needed at american canyon high school. the shelter says it does not need more physical supplies... if you want to help...donate money to the red cross. (anchor) time now to check on time now to check on our weather... with chief meterologist brittney shipp.
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(anny hong): .seasonably cool conditions will persist overnight into friday before a warming trend develops over the weekend and into monday. another round of very dry conditions along with locally strong and gusty offshore winds will return friday night into saturday, especially over the north bay mountains and east bay hills. a cooling trend will begin next tuesday and rain chances are forecast to develop late wednesday into thursday.
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(grant) the federal emergency management agency will open a relief a center tomorrow morrning... to provide victims of the north bay firestorms... an opportunity for a one-stop shop .... for
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obtaining personal documents, filing insurance claims, obtaining a driver's license and other items. the event begins at 9 a- m... on the first floor of the press democrat building in downtown santa rosa. that address is on your screen - 427 mendocino avenue. (steve) still ahead... we are getting a better look at the devastation in santa rosa... more coming up at 5:30. (grant) and next, we are learning new details about the victims who died in the fire storm.. this as the death toll has now ri
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(steve) we are learning more about the people killed in the northbay firestorms. (grant)kron4's maureen kelly reports that a couple who had
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recently celebrated their 50 year wedding anniversary died in their santa rosa home. it's really hard because i just saw him at church and it's just hard to imagine that we won't see him again.members of the resurrection catholic church in santa rosa say leroy and donna halbur were pillars of their communtiy.both were 80 years old, married fifty years and the parents of two sons and had two grandchildren. leroy helped found the sonoma county branch of the catholic charity st. vinicent de paul. he would give you the shirt off his back.a midwesterner with a dry sense of humor, leroy also volunteered as an usher at the church and would always help out during their big festival.he would be out there with the best of them putting up tables and structures, if you needed him he was there and he did it with a smile on his face.those who knew donna halbur say her health had been failing in recent years. she's described as being very creative, welcoming and supportive.i remember donna as being very
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encouraging of pursuing your dreams especially women and especially in the churchthe two were killed here at their angela drive home in the larkfield area of santa rosa before they could escape the fire.(maureen) the halbers will be buried back in their native iowa, a memorial service will be held here at the resurrection church in santa rosa in november. maureen kelly kron4 news (grant) and before we go to break... we wanted to share with our viewers the names of some of the other victims who did not make it.(steve) those victims include... a couple who recently celebrated their 75th anniversary... a woman born with a spinal defect who worked to help others despite her own troubles... and a woman who died in her husband's arms as they sought safety in a backyard swimming pool. as will get more information we will bring that too you... we'll be back after this break.
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(grant) now at 5:30. we are getting a better look at some of the devastation in santa rosa. as promised, kron4 viewers reached out to us, asking if we could locate their homes on this map... and throughout the night we'll be showing people how their home is doing. the red on the map is being used to indicate vegetation.(steve) this is 219 laurel avenue in santa rosa...tom donaldson is asking about his mother-in- law's home. he is a viewer watching from arizona. if you would like to see what your home and neighborhood looks like.. here's what you have to do. download the kron four mobile app - and click on the report it tab. you can also do this on our website... by clicking on the report it tab. provide us with your address and cross streets - and then tell us a little bit about what happened to you. when you were evacuated, what did you see... and we will do the best we can to get it on the air.
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(steve) just devastating images - people losing everything. and one family in santa rosa - is thankful tonight, that they were able to make it out alive. (grant) that would not have been possible if it wasn't for the work of two brave police officers - and now that family is searching for those officers to thank them. kron four's terisa estacio joins us live now from santa rosa with more on their story. terisa? (estacio live ) it was truly an honor to talk with this family today i am here in santa rosa just off of fountaingrove pkwy near rincon ridge. the zechowys lost everything in the tubbs fire but that is not why the reached out to us they are on a mission. they want to find the officers who came to their rescue risking their
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own lives to save their entire family. (estacio) there is little left of the zechowy's home. only the stone pillars next to the mail box still stand. here's what their home.. used to look like. but the santa rosa family isn't really focusing on what is gone they are grateful about what they do have each other. stephen zechowy. everything important to me is in this room. and they add it is all because of the incredible selfless actions two police officers. here's what happened - it was early monday morning the family says the wind knocked out the power. they did not think much of it stephen. i thought maybe we would lose some food however, as they slept.... fire erupted in their neighborhood and quickly spread - that's when two police officers rushed into their burning home - zechowy they said go, you have a minute to go - your house is on fire mia. i heard my dad say get the kids. jill zechowy says they grabed their dog, shoved everyone into a car including the jill's inlaws sleeping in the front of the house, and drove
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as fast as they could they have nothing left. they went to target to pick up some essentials - they are hanging out at stephens office for now, and staying at a friends home. when i spoke to them it was a tearful exchange.. as they told me the reason, they are speaking up is this they want to reach out to the officers they don't know who saved them jill. it is hard to put into words but they risked their lives for us and their families support what they do, so thank you stephen. they saved us all. (estacio - ) jill also told me that she just wants to give them both a hug really a remarkable story in all of this tragedy this family so touched about being alive despite losing everything. (grant) there's a lot of there's a (grant) losing everything.
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(grant) there's a lot of information lot of there's a (grant) losing everything. (grant) there's a lot of information out there - so we want to keep you updated with everything on air... and on our website. there you can find a list of mandatory evacuations and evacuation advisories. we are updating them on our website and mobile app by the minute. also - make sure you download the mobile app to always stay up to date on where the fire moves next. where the fire to date on
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always stay up to date on where the fire moves next. we'll be (grant) here's another
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look at that map... out of santa rosa.
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(steve) staying in santa rosa...
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let's check in with kron four's philippe djegal... who spent time at the journey's end mobile home park, destroyed in a fire. (grant) that's where search and rescue volunteers
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spent the day with cadaver dogs looking for human remains. (philippe) for eileen rosetti... the journey's end was home for a year and a half... now, she says it's impossible to point out where her mobile home once stood. eileen rosetti/evacuee- "i can't tell where my rubble ends and someone else's begins." through the afternoon at least 50 search and rescue volunteers, some from as far south as monterey county... walked the grounds in santa rosa, searching for human remains, with the help of five trained cadaver dogs. checking on five specific addresses, then branching out through the rest of the park. eileen fears some of her neighbors who went missing, never made it out of the fire alive.eileen rosetti/evacuee- "i feel really sad. i, i tried to get one of my neighbors out, um, but he wouldn't go. i think he probably eventually went, but its just sad. i mean, there's a lot of nice people in this park. and, i don't know if i'll ever see any of them because half of them, we were friendly, but i don't know
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their last names or where they went. its just sad all the way around." sergeant dave thompson with the sonoma county sheriff's office says the bone fragments of at least one person were found here. dave thompson/sergeant- "this is very labor intensive. as you can imagine, it's a home reduced to about three or four inches." sergeant thompson says cadaver dogs may also visit the coffey park neighborhood. some people who live in this area have been reported missing. you can't tell, but i'm standing on a sideyard, looking through what used to be a garage. essentially all the homes one walnut creek court have been wipped out. dozens of homes destroyed.dave thompson/sergeant- "this is, you know, one of the tougher duties to have to do."eileen thompson/evacuee- "i don't know what we're going to do. my husband and i are just completely devastated. we got our three dogs out though. but, uh, it's just everything's unsure." she's just grateful, that unlike others, her family is safe and accounted for. in santa rosa, philippe djegal, kron four news.
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(steve) and still ahead... and still (steve) and still ahead... we will continue to take requests ... and show you the
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(anchor) time now to check on our weather... with chief meterologist brittney shipp.
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(anny hong): .seasonably cool conditions will persist overnight into friday before a warming trend develops over the weekend and into monday. another round of very dry conditions along with locally strong and gusty offshore winds will return friday night into saturday, especially over the north bay mountains and east bay hills. a cooling trend will begin next tuesday and rain chances are forecast to develop late wednesday into thursday.
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(grant) here's another look at that map... out of santa rosa. (grant) stories of survival.
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up next, we hear from a santa rosa woman who was able to escape ... as the flames from the tubbs fire began to close in on her. (grant) tonight we are
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hearing from a woman ... on how her and her dog escaped the fast-moving wildfire in santa rosa. nicole comstock brings us her story. 3688 mocha lane in santa rosa. the bare bones of a home burned by wildfire. "you donút even see a resemblance of what it used to be."just one of many addresses in this coffey park neighborhoodwhere a deadly, wind-driven, firestorm chased people out of bed in the middle of the night monday. "everything was gray, everything was destroyed. and it went for miles."one of those stories is about a girl and her dog...natasha wallace / wildfire survivor:"i would never part ways with my dog. ever."and their unconventional
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method of getting out alive. "'thatús my ride or die. oh my god, literally."santa rosa junior college soccer player natasha wallace was studying across town until nearly 2 in the morning. on her way home, she saw the fire from the freeway. meaning, she had the perspective to know everyone needed to evacuate immediately. "so it just like, ran us out of the area."so she shoved bentley...her 4 year old pit bull into her honda...and drove down the road. within minutes, she was stuck between other cars.this one right beside her, overturned. "it was coming faster than i could leave in traffic, so i went back and got my bike."she also grabbed a duffle bag...which she used as a makeshift sidecar for her 70 pound best friend. "so i grabbed my dog and i told him, hey man this is serious, you need to just sit in the bag. and he, he hopped right in.""i held the duffle bag like this, put it over and had it on my arms, pedaling like that."she says after she made it down the road...a few miles ahead of the fire, a man in a truck pulled over...and took her and bentley the rest of the way out. "i just want to say thank you to him. paul johnson." thursday night, wallace was reflecting on how lucky she was. not only to have survived the fire. but to have people
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around to help.3688 mocha lane was her home. everything she owned is gone."i donút even know how to express how grateful i am." (grant) that wraps up kron 4 news at 5. steve aveson joins pam moore for with kron 4 news at six. ♪ with the alaska airlines visa signature card you get a companion ticket every year. so why not take someone that you see all the time. someone like, i dunno, me? i mean i always spell your name right and put a little unicorn in your foam. no pressure but i really need to get out of here. they've been playing the same playlist for three months and i'm pretty sure you're not supposed to eat scones for dinner this many days in a row. mexico, hawaii, costa rica, i don't really know. i'm a quick packer. ♪
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( pam ) more fire victims are returning to devastation ... this, as the number of dead from the north bay firestorm rises again... and new evacuation orders are issued. good evening... i'm pam moore.( steve ) and i'm steve aveson. a short time ago we learned the number of homes and buildings destroyed in the fires spiked siginificantly. fire officials say 57-hundred structures have been lost.( pam ) we also learned of two more deaths in the bay area. the napa county sheriff found the bodies of 89- year-old doctor george chaney and 79-year-old edward stone.. they were inside a home on atlas peak road. this brings the number of dead in napa county to four.as we've said.. the latest numbers indicate a total of 35 people have been killed in the fire zone. we are getting an update right now on the fires ... let's go to the sonoma county fairgrounds in santa rosa.
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( pam ) one more note.. we just learned governor brown, along with u.s. senators dianne feinstein and kamala harris will visit sonoma county tomorrow. they have been waiting for the conditions to improve before visiting the area. this comes as fema - is set to open up its operations in santa rosa tomorrow as well. a state of emergency was declared earlier this week... and the white house signed off on sending in federal aid. (steve) fire crews are making progress on some of the massive wildfires burning in the north bay... here are a look at the latest numbers.... the atlas fire in napa and solano counties has burned more 48-thousand acres and is 27-percent contained. the nuns fire in sonoma county has burned over 44-thousand acres and is five percent contained. the tubbs fire in napa county has burned nearly 35-thousand acres and is 25-percent
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contained. and in sonoma county...the pocket fire has burned nearly 10-thousand acres and is five-percent contained. ( pam ) we have a new evacuation order to tell you about tonight. north of highway -128 from geysers road to chalk hill road ... is under a mandatory order from the sonoma county sheriff's office. the message is very clear ... the sheriff says, if you are in the area... you must evacuate now. this is the northern part of healdsburg. kron 4 has a crew on the way... we will have an update tonight on kron four news at 8. ( pam ) we have an updated map showing the areas under evacuation orders. anything shaded in yellow on the map ... shows the areas where people need to get out. the county of sonoma has been updating this map regulary on its website. the areas where there are red lines, indicate where the fire is burning, or has already burned. there is a
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long list of streets and neighborhoods... to keep up to date... check our website which we are constantly updating. go to kron four dot com... and look for the link on the front pages.
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of those killed in the firestorm rises ... crews are going through the painstaking effort of searching every home ... piece by piece... looking for victims.( steve ) one area they focused on today is the journey's end mobile home park in santa rosa. kron 4's spencer blake has been following this story throughout the day... and joins us live. they did find remains of two victims here today.but we're also learning about a glimmer of hope - some surviving houses.back area - sahara, the street farthest back along the fence, closest to kaiser, is virtually untouched from one end to the other.the row across the street from those has many homes still standing,
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though not all of them. i learned all about this from priest morgan, a resident here and former firefighter.he woke up from a dead sleep sunday night to see flames a fire trucks all around journey's end.he started to evacuate but thought, i'm a former firefighter, i need to do something.he asked some of the firefighters for a hose that he could run, and even though they were evacuating kaiser permanente, they went against protocol to help him save several homes. (sot) priest morgan ÷ helped save part of mobile home park "they cut a hole in the fence, they gave me the hose and i started to work. and the captain walks up and says, 'where's that hose going?!' and they said, 'some guy came and got it.' he came and found me and said, 'what are you doing?' i said, 'i'm trying to save my street.' he looked both directions, and i don't think he realized there were still that many houses still there. he was like, 'woah!.'" (vo)morgan is worried that a
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lot of people don't realize their homes are still standing. he says he counted 43 of them. meanwhile, sonoma county sheriff search and rescue crews were digging through the ashes with cadaver dogs, and found at least two victims' bodies today. it's very possible there could be more here.live in santa rosa, spencer blake, kron four news.
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( steve ) one family who lost their home in the tubbs fire is on a quest. ( pam ) they are searching for the police officers who rushed into their burning home and saved them in the early morning hours. kron four's terisa estacio caught up with the family in santa rosa. 6 intro: in santa rosa a family is on a mission although they lost everything in the tubbs fire, that raged through their neighborhood, they are trying to find the officers that saved their lives kron four's terisa estacio is in santa rosa with this heart felt story tonight (estacio) this behind me is all that is left of the zechowy's home the family of four says there are many memories in this house
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and many items that they are missing jill zechowy shared with me her mother died when she was young and she had some very sentimental items inside the home but tonight what the family says they are really really focusing on is how they are alive (take vo) it was early monday morning when fire errupted in this neighborhood off of fountaingrove parkway the zechowy family was asleep. the powere had gone out around 11 but the family said that has hapapned before and they didn't think much of it. but then around 3am two police officers barged into their bedroom they yelled they had a minute to get out of their burning home the family raced out with their dog, and some extended family members staying wth them.... the family now has nothing left but now, they are focused on family the officers that came to their rescue. this is a picture of what their house used to look like very sad times. besides their home, they lost two cars in there one was just bought for mia. mia also shared with me this.. her homecoming dress was in the house she was so sweet thought and said that right now she just wants to get together with her friends and that will be enough.... here in sr
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let's take a look outside right now...(steve) meteorologist anny hong joins us now with the four zone forecast. (anny hong): .seasonably cool conditions will persist overnight into friday before a warming trend develops over the weekend and
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into monday. another round of very dry conditions along with locally strong and gusty offshore winds will return friday night into saturday, especially over the north bay mountains and east bay hills. a cooling trend will begin next tuesday and rain chances are forecast to develop late wednesday into thursday.
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( pam ) we have more coverage tonight of the north bay firestorm. we will introduce to a man who has stepped up with his motorcycle to help neighbors and firefighters as they try to get a handle on the massive fire in napa county.( steve ) and quite a sight this morning in napa valley. the famous winemaker that is racing to get its grapes harvested because of the fire.
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we continue to hear how people were going to one another's aid as the fires erupted late last sunday. now a look at how one man literally rode to the rescue on a motorcycle.(steve double box)kron four's rob fladeboe has the story now live from napa. rob? sot kevin holmanlike so many napa valley residents, kevin holman has a tale to tell about
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the wild fires...sot kevin holmanin something akin to paul revere's famous ride, much of it captured on his cell phone, holman rode his motorcycle into the flames on monday, scouting the fire's path, sounding the alarm.sot kevin holmanthis is dramatic video of holman's ride through wild horse ranch roadand green valley road in the skyline area of east napa where he stoppedto help people battle the flames.sot kevin holmanat one point holman's phone lit up with a warning that he was putting himself and his phone, at risk. he kept going anyway and kept shootingand riding and helping fight fire even before the real firefighters got there.sot kevin holman holman says he and the other vigilante firefighters, however risky, were just trying to help and like them, he plans on helping with the
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recovery once the fire is out. sot kevin holman
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( pam ) we are seeing house after house leveled by the wildfires. we want to help tonight. send us a home address in santa rosa ... and we will look it up right now for you ... to help you find out if it survived the fire. you can get the information to us through our website, kron four dot com, or the 'report it' feature on the kron four mobile app.
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( steve ) with fire bearing down on wine country's vineyards, some are rushing to harvest their grapes to save the season. we saw workers out early this morning at the famous robert mondavi winery... it is in oakville. they were picking grapes as fast as they could and hauling them off. so far the winery has not been touched by the flames. however, we have heard of several others being damaged or destroyed. we are getting a better look at some of the devastation in the city of santa rosa tonight. as promised, kron4 viewers reached out to us, asking if we could locate their homes on this map... and tell them
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is their home is still standing or destroyed by the "tubbs fire". the red on the map is being used to indicate vegetation. this is.... vegetation.indicate vegetation. this is....
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download the kron four mobile app - and click on the report it tab. you can also do this on our website... the report it tab. with your cross streets - us a little bit about what you. when you were evacuated, see... and we best we can to get it on the air. ( steve ) if you have an
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address you want us to look up... sending it in. we will do our best to check and see if it survived the fire. use the report it feature on the kron four mobile app... or submit it to us through our website kron four dot com.
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who are these people? the energy conscious people among us say small actions can add up to something... humongous. a little thing here. a little thing there. starts to feel like a badge maybe millions can wear. who are all these caretakers, advocates too? turns out, it's californians it's me and it's you. don't stop now, it's easy to add to the routine. join energy upgrade california and do your thing. ( pam ) we have another
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home a kron four viewer wants to checkon.( steve ) here's another look at that map... out of santa rosa...
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the air quality has been affecting our sports teams all week. kron 4's sports director, gary radnich will give us an update on the n-f-l's decision to move the raiders home game this sunday
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the nfl has announced the raiders will play their home game against the chargers in oakland this sunday the game remains on schedule... for a 1:25 p-m start the league was thinking of moving the
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game down to levi's stadium or qualcomm stadium in san diego. the poor air quality caused the north bay wildfires... has for the raiders the entire week players wore masks and cut practice short. right now -- the air quality index in oakland is 159 it's considered unheatlhy, but the air quality conditions are expected to improve in the next couple days. the n-f-l will continue to monitor the air quality. they will provide an update via social media, if conditions worsen. here's jack del rio on the league's decision to keep the game at the coliseum the 49ers continue to
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build for the future the team released veteran linebacker, navorro bowman. according to general manager, john lynch -- the three time pro-bowler requested for his release. bowman started all five games this season, but his snap count went down... giving younger players an opportunity rookie, reuben foster will return from injury this week and is expected to take over his job. over the last four seasons, bowman had two season- ending injuries. bowman still had two more guaranteed years on his contract after this season, including an $8.7 million base salary in 2018 2018 ( steve ) if you have an address you want us to look up... sending it in. we will do our best to check and see if it survived the fire. use the report it feature on the kron four mobile app... or
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submit it to us through our website kron four dot com.
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( steve ) we have another home a kron four viewer wants to checkon.( pam ) here's another look at that map... out of santa rosa... last weather and goodbye.. back 8-11pm
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final look at the weather with chief meteorologist brittney shipp.
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>> praise for the postal worker who is still delivering the mail to a neighborhood in ruins. here he is. and the husband and wife who stayed in the pool for six hours to save their lives. >> it was hot. that's when we got into the pool. then the movie mogul scandal. inside the posh resort where he is laying low. plus the actress taking on another hollywood honcho. and what happened to hannah? the teacher gone missing in the hurricane. >> did you see her. >> she suffers from amnesia just like the character jason borne. >> i don't know where i am or where i'm going. and kisses and hugs from betty white at 95.
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plus, what is behind this curtain that has these kids so excited? now "inside edition" with deborah norville. >> deborah: hello, everybody. thank you for joining us. the wildfires in california are now officially the deadliest in the state's history. out of the devastation has come this incredible image of a guy who may be the most dedicated mailman in america, doing his job despite the intern owe around her. les trent has details. >> a drone flies over a devastated neighborhood. every single house has been burned to the ground. then the drone captures something truly remarkable. it is the mailman. in this landscape, still making his rounds, delivering the mail just like every other day. the mailboxes are still standing despite the flames that took down everything in
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their path. douglas was the photographer. >> it looks like a nuclear bomb got dropped on the neighborhood and then you see a mail truck driving down the street. it seemed surreal. like the last little piece of life left on earth. >> who is that mailman? trevor smith. many are calling him the most dedicated mailman ever. >> i followed my route. when i would come up across and there was a box with no mail, i checked. there was outgoing mail and we picked it up. the next day, there was outgoing mail in the box. it is important that we continue because we are part of the community. they trust us. we want to fulfill that trust by carrying off. >> it looks like they will have to modify their motto to
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include nor fire. >> deborah: the extension is hard to imagine. the story of a couple who was weathering the fire in their neighbor's swimming pool for an agonizing six hours. >> this pool is literally a life saver. john and jan leaped in the pool and stayed there for six hours with the fire around them. >> i looked out my window and there was a wall of flames. >> they weren't sure what to do when they saw the inferno coming close to them. >> we had no warning. zero warning. nothing. >> then they remembered their neighbor had a pool. >> we ran down here and we found our way into this pool. >> they jumped in. the water was freezing. it was pitch-black as they watched everything burn to the ground around them. they stayed in the water for six long hours before daylight. today it is filled with d

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