What happened: Multiple wildfires swept through northern California neighborhoods, businesses, hotels and wineries Sunday night and Monday. Eleven people were killed – a number that is expected to rise – and more than 1,500 structures have been destroyed by the high-wind propelled wildfires.

Firefighters from throughout California are battling the Napa and Sonoma County blazes, as well as fires in other parts of the state, with a focus on protecting lives. EMS personnel evacuated hospital patients and nursing home residents as more than 20,000 people self-evacuated from the hardest hit areas. Read More...