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Sonoma County Tourism: Statement on Sonoma County Fires - October 10, 2017

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Oct. 10th, 2017

SONOMA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA — Several fires are currently burning in Sonoma County, in both urban and rural areas.

The fires are mainly in eastern Sonoma County – parts of Sonoma Valley and Santa Rosa. The fires and fire damage isn’t spread throughout the entire county.

The County of Sonoma has been updating a map of the fires; find out the latest at http://sonomacounty.ca.gov/Home.

Visitors who are in Sonoma County, please refer to local media (KSRO.com, or 1350-AM on the radio, or www.pressdemocrat.com) or the Sonoma County sheriff office updates at www.nixle.us/sonoma-county-sheriffs-office. To receive updates and alerts, text the ZIP code of your location to 888-777.

If you’ve planned a trip to the area, please contact your lodging provider before traveling, to see if it’s located in an affected area. If you are flying into Sonoma County airport, please contact your airline to ensure commercial flights are operating.

Sonoma County Tourism staff is assessing damages sustained to tourism businesses and will provide updates as more information is available. Visit SonomaCounty.com/fires. This will be updated as information is available.

“Our thoughts are with all those affected by the fires in Sonoma, Napa, Lake and Mendocino Counties,” said Tim Zahner, interim CEO of Sonoma County Tourism. “We appreciate our first responders and all of our residents who have volunteered at the evacuation centers. Thank you for thinking of the people who are impacted by the fires.”

Sonoma County Tourism will continue to provide updated information at www.sonomacounty.com/fire.

Helpful Links:

County of Sonoma (official government): http://sonomacounty.ca.gov/Home/

Road Conditions: http://roadconditions.sonoma-county.org/

Evacution Information: https://srcity.org/610/Emergency-Information

Cal Fire Updates: http://calfire.ca.gov/communications/communications_StatewideFireSummary

Business Closures: www.sonomacounty.com/fire