Northern California is still under threat from almost two-dozen fast-moving wildfires that have killed more than 20 people, destroyed more than 3,500 buildings, and burned close to 170,000 acres since they started Sunday night. Firefighters fear that strong winds may merge the scattered fires.
Corinna Fernandez is one of 20,000 people who have had to evacuate their homes. On Tuesday, she visited her parents’ home in Coffey Park, a neighborhood of Santa Rosa that was devastated by the wildfires, to find that her family’s belongings had burned to ashes.
This segment originally aired October 11, 2017, on VICE News Tonight on HBO.