“Everything was on Fire”: CA Resident Describes Fleeing 30-Foot-High Flames Surrounding Her Ranch
<a href="http://www.democracynow.org/2017/10/16/everything_was_on_fire_ca_resident"><img alt="_s4_everything-on-fire" src="https://www.democracynow.org/images/story/12/39012/w320/_S4_Everything-on-fire.jpg" style="float:right; padding-left:5px;" /></a>In California, at least 100,000 people have been forced to evacuate, with about 75,000 people still displaced. Some residents had to flee for their lives, as drought conditions and powerful, erratic winds have contributed to the explosive spread of the fires. Among those who had to flee was Jan Hoyman, a pottery artist who narrowly escaped the fire in Mendocino County last week. We speak to her from her studio in Ukiah, California.
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