In their words: Wildfire evacuees describe the devastation in their communities

Byby Juan Carlos Guerrero via KGO logo
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
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More than 1,500 homes and businesses have been destroyed by raging wildfires in Sonoma and Napa counties and it has left countless lives in ruins.

NAPA, Calif. (KGO) -- More than 1,500 homes and businesses have been destroyed by raging wildfires in Sonoma and Napa counties.

FULL LIST: North Bay fire evacuation centers, road closures

Many people who fled the fires in the middle of the night were able to return on Monday.

What they saw left them in tears.

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Debbie Wolfe looks over the burned ruins of her home of 30 years Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, in Santa Rosa, Calif. (Rich Pedroncelli/AP Photo)
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