Photo Essay: The Aftermath of the Wine Country Fire

Sonoma, Calif. — Deemed as the biggest fire in modern American history, the Wine Country fires have left thousands homeless and countless people unaccounted for. Fires rage through the city leaving properties to rubble and ash. Due to this destruction, many community members and companies have led the effort to provide shelter and sustenance for the time being for the affected. This photo gallery tries to encapsulate the destruction of the Wine Country fire.

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Wine Country Fire razes properties to the ground in Sonoma, Calif. Thursday, October 10, 2017.
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Wine Country Fire razes properties to the ground in Sonoma, Calif. Thursday, October 10, 2017.
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Wine Country Fire razes properties to the ground in Sonoma, Calif. Thursday, October 10, 2017.
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Pink garden flamingos are used to tie caution tape in Sonoma, Calif. Thursday, October 10, 2017.
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The fire reached temperatures capable of melting car frames in Sonoma, Calif. Thursday, October 10, 2017.
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Many properties affected by the fire are marked with caution tape at the entrance in Sonoma, Calif. Thursday, October 10, 2017.
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Fruit trees scorched still bear fruit in Sonoma, Calif. Thursday, October 10, 2017.
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Stone foundation of a house affected by the Wine Country Fire still stands in Sonoma, Calif. Thursday, October 10, 2017.
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Doll remains in the rubble of a house affected by the Wine Country Fires in Sonoma, Calif. Thursday, October 10, 2017.
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Garden decorations withstand fire in Sonoma, Calif. Thursday, October 10, 2017.
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Property owners gather belongings in the rubble of their once standing home in Sonoma, Calif. Thursday, October 10, 2017.

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