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A roundup of fires burning in Northern California

Watch 3 days of shifting wine country fire smoke from space

Satellite imagery shows the numerous fires burning across Northern California – including the Tubbs, Redwood, Atlas, Cherokee and Wind Complex fires.
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Satellite imagery shows the numerous fires burning across Northern California – including the Tubbs, Redwood, Atlas, Cherokee and Wind Complex fires.

More than a dozen wildfires whipped by powerful winds swept through California wine country Monday, destroying at least 1,500 homes and businesses and sending an estimated 20,000 people on a headlong flight to safety through smoke and flames.

At least 10 people were declared dead as of Monday afternoon.

Read more details about the wildfires here.

Several other major wildfires were raging through Northern California. Here’s a glance, updated at 6 p.m., from Cal Fire estimates:

Tubbs Fire (Napa and Sonoma counties)

Firefighters are battling a 25,000-acre fire in Napa and Sonoma counties. It has been particularly devastating in Santa Rosa.

Atlas Fire (Napa County)

Firefighters are battling a 25,000-acre fire off of Atlas Peak Road, south of Lake Berryessa, in Napa County.

Partrick Fire (Napa County)

The fire, off Partrick Road, west of Napa, is now 3,000 acres.

Nuns Fire (Sonoma County)

Highway 12 north of Glen Ellen (Sonoma County) is now at 5,000 acres.

Cascade Fire (Yuba County)

Firefighters are battling a 7,200-acre fire off Maryville Road and Loma Rica Road, Loma Rica, in Yuba County. It is 5 percent contained.

Sulphur Fire (Lake County)

Firefighters are battling a 2,000-acre fire off Highway 20 and Sulphur Bank Road, Clearlake Oaks, in Lake County.

Here are closures and evacuation shelters for the Northern California fires

Potter and Redwood fires (Mendocino County)

The Redwood Complex and Potter fires, north of Highway 20, west of the Mendocino National Forest, are now 10,000 acres. One person was killed when the Redwood Complex Fire rushed up 4,500 acres from Redwood Valley toward Willits, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection assistant deputy director Daniel Berlant said.

37 Fire (Sonoma County)

Firefighters are battling a 1,500-acre fire at Highway 37 and Lakeville Highway in Sonoma County.

Ridge Fire (Lake County)

The wildland fire hit near the community of Clearlake and is at 87 acres and 75 percent containment. The terrain in the area is grassy oak woodland, steep terrains, and difficult access, according to Cal Fire.

La Porte Fire (Butte County)

Firefighters are battling a 3,500-acre fire off Avacado Road and Dunstone Road, Bangor, in Butte County.

Cherokee Fire (Butte County)

The Cherokee Fire, off Cherokee Road and Zonalea Lane, Oroville, in Butte County, is now 7,500 acres. Evacuation orders are in place. The fire is 20 percent contained.

Lobo Fire (Nevada County)

Firefighters are battling a 700-acre fire near Lone Lobo Trail, Rough and Ready, Nevada County. Cal Fire tweeted that as many as 8,000 homes were threatened in Nevada County.

Pocket Fire (Sonoma County)

Firefighters are battling a 1,000-acre fire off of Pocket Ranch Road and Ridge Ranch Road, Geyserville, in Sonoma County. Emergency workers and staff at a state home for the severely disabled outside of Sonoma have evacuated all of about 240 patients as flames from fast-spreading wildfires approached the center and ash rained down.

Here is a map of all the active fires in the state.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

At least five brush fires burning in northern California forced residents to evacuate in Napa, Sonoma and Mendocino counties on October 8, local media reported. This video shows a fire burning in the Mendocino area.

David Caraccio: 916-321-1125, @DavidCaraccio

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