October 2017 Northern California wildfires

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The October 2017 Northern California wildfires were a series of fires in California. The fires started on October 8 and 9 across Sonoma, Mendocino, Napa, Solano, Lake and Butte counties in the state.

There were seventeen separate wildfires burning across California.[1]

Over 5,700 houses and businesses were severely damaged or destroyed in the fires.

The Tubbs fire was the most expensive of the fires. It caused over $1 billion USD in damage.[2]

Other fires included the Atlas fire and Nuns fire.

References[change | change source]

  1. "California Fires Lay Waste to 140,000 Acres and Rage On". New York Times. Retrieved October 20, 2017.
  2. "California Statewide Fire Summary". CalFire. Retrieved October 20, 2017.