Thousands Ordered to Leave as Northern California Fire Rages

Officials ordered 2,000 people to evacuate their homes and businesses in Northern California wine country.

  • Published 24 October 2019

GEYSERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Officials ordered 2,000 people to evacuate their homes and businesses in Northern California wine country Thursday, Oct. 24, after a wildfire exploded in size, fueled by powerful winds that prompted utilities throughout the state to impose electrical blackouts to prevent fires. The entire community of Geyserville and nearby residents were told to leave after the fire in the Sonoma County wine region north of San Francisco grew to more than 15… Read at AP News