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Sonoma update
Posted by: samintx
Date: October 11, 2017 03:04PM
A neighbor called my daughter. Home still ok but Fire Dept has bull dozed a Fire Wall around the house. Good. They have no idea when they can return home because fires still burning and winds will decide the fate of the fires. High winds are supposed to come up.

Here is hoping your loved ones and their home is safe. I think the death toll is up to 21.

A political question: does FEMA cover all disasters? Including fire? The FEMA guy was really snarky about the mayor of PR.



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 10/11/2017 03:08PM by samintx.
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Re: Sonoma update
Posted by: GGD
Date: October 11, 2017 04:56PM
Here's a website with lots of info/resources for people in Sonoma (from a friend of mine in Napa who wishes Napa had something similar)

I suspect that your family has already found this, but just in case here's the URL.

[sonomafireinfo.com]
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Re: Sonoma update
Posted by: cbelt3
Date: October 11, 2017 05:02PM
Glad everyone is safe ! Wow...
I hope that their next step after initial recovery is to implement fire safe landscaping. Of course fire is the natural way the dry lands renew themselves....
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Re: Sonoma update
Posted by: Pam
Date: October 11, 2017 06:03PM
Keeping fingers crossed that their home survives. Their lives are going to messed up from quite some time.
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Re: Sonoma update
Posted by: Speedy
Date: October 11, 2017 09:05PM
Thanks for the update. My thoughts are with them and you.



Saint Cloud, Minnesota, where the weather is wonderful even when it isn't.
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Re: Sonoma update
Posted by: Ammo
Date: October 11, 2017 10:30PM
I wonder if folks out there use roof mounted sprinkler systems. They can be extremely effective.



Always remember that your present situation is not your final destination.

"The opposite for courage is not cowardice, it is conformity. Even a dead fish can go with the flow." Jim Hightower
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