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Old 10-10-2017, 11:11 PM   #1
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The California Fires....

.....there are so many fires burning throughout the state, it's just heartbreaking. Here's just one neighborhood up in beautiful Santa Rosa that is completely gone, and it's just one of many....

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Old 10-11-2017, 12:35 AM   #2
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One of the members of another forum I am on had to evacuate ahead of the flames and just found out today her entire house is gone. What's worse, she has three Maine Coon cats that are the love of her life and she was only able to find two of them before she had to leave. It's now assumed she lost the third cat.

Someone on another forum I'm on was woken up by her dogs. She and her husband barely had time to get out. By the time they were driving away, her house was on fire.

It's just awful what's going on there.

Here's a link to some of the news coverage:

SFGATE: San Francisco Bay Area - News, Bay Area news, Sports, Business, Entertainment, Classifieds - SFGate
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My sister is reassuring me that she isn't in danger. She's 15 miles away from the fires in Anaheim and Santa Ana.
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Old 10-11-2017, 08:42 AM   #4
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After Harvey, Irma, Maria, and now this, blizzards and ice storms don't seem so bad.
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Old 10-11-2017, 12:31 PM   #5
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It's really been horrific out there. Last I heard, the authorities don't know what caused all these fires.
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Old 10-11-2017, 12:48 PM   #6
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Wine prices will go up.
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Old 10-11-2017, 01:23 PM   #7
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Cheryl, isn't your son or SIL a firefighter? Wishes for his safety if he is (well regardless, but you know what I mean)!
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Wine prices will go up.
So will the housing prices. Ouch!!!
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Old 10-11-2017, 05:05 PM   #9
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Wine prices will go up.
Well I heard 90% of the wine crop for the year was already harvested, but 4 wineries suffered major damage though.
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Well I heard 90% of the wine crop for the year was already harvested, but 4 wineries suffered major damage though.


A fire at an oil refinery, and gas prices are up the very next morning....
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