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Sunday, December 17th

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Acreage from nine North Coast fires steady at 85,000 acres

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Updated map as of 5:00am

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This map provides general locations of major fires burning in California. The fire locations are approximates. Some of the fires on the map are not in the jurisdiction of CAL FIRE and are under the command of another local or federal fire agency.

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Fire perimeter boundary data is for visual reference only, and is updated once nightly by the California Office of Emergency Services. Fire perimeters may have changed since the previous update. Motorists should not plan driving routes based on fire perimeter data.

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Advisory evacuation means residents are under advisory and should consider readying for evacuation should the situation worsen.

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Residents of Moon Mountain Road, Mission Way, London Way, Martin Road, Cavedale Road and Adobe Way along Highway 12 approaching Agua Caliente must evacuate

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We have preliminary reports that at least 4 physical wineries belonging to NVV members in Napa Valley have suffered total or very significant losses due to the fire.

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Congressman Mike Thompson (CA-05) released the following statement on the Administration's partial approval of the federal disaster assistance requested by the State of California for areas impacted by the ongoing fires in Northern California

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Dozens of Index-Tribune readers submitted or shared powerful photos of the fires that broke out across Sonoma Valley on Sunday night and Monday. If you would like your photos added to this gallery, email lorna.sheridan@sonomanews.com

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The Nuns Fire was rapidly approaching Oakmont Tuesday afternoon and residents were urged to evacuate. In an alert sent just after 2 p.m., Santa Rosa police said "Oakmont is still under mandatory evacuation - all residents must leave now!"

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Alison Crowe, the winemaker for Garnet Vineyards & Picket Fence Vineyards in Napa Valley, estimated two-thirds to three-fourths of the grape harvest already had taken place but said some grapes still haven't been picked. The 2017 harvest will be remembered for this fire, she said

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Napa Valley Vintners has reached out to all its members and received updates from more than 100 of them. Four in that county sustained significant or total losses, and at least nine reported damage to their winery, outbuildings or surrounding vineyards. The association declined to disclose the names of those affected.

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Fire officials reported 17 fire-related deaths as of Tuesday evening. Eleven died in Sonoma County, three in Mendocino County, two were in Napa County and one was in Yuba County. Local hospitals are treating others for injuries

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Please contact Napa Valley properties directly to confirm reservations and availability

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As the fires continued Wednesday, the grape industry worked hard to save remaining fruit on the vines. Nat DiBuduo estimated the 2017 North Coast wine grape harvest was about 75 percent to 80 percent complete.

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Tourism officials say wine country is open for business.

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg posted an announcement on his page, noting that he's "thinking of everyone" affected by the fires.

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"It is difficult to write a story about the effects of the fire on wine, even for a site called Wine-Searcher, without reporting the personal suffering. Everyone I spoke to is more worried about their home, and their friends, than their winery"

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How much would it cost you to drink a bottle of wine that you bought years ago for $50, but is now worth $500?

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"We've done our best to confirm the details of the closures listed here and will update ..."

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Because Siduri draws fruit from all over the state, there were still tanks from late-ripening sites that hadn't finished fermentation - and the winery had no power ...

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Tens of thousands of people have fled the fires' potential paths. And along with concern over homes and property, many are also worried about animals who were left behind - including at zoos and stables

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Members of the Palmaz Vineyards picking crew encountered an unwelcome guest as they arrived at the property early Monday. The Atlas Fire first reported Sunday at 9:20 p.m. was encroaching on the family-owned property in the Coombsville AVA. In a moment, the vineyard workers became firefighters