Multiple fires rip through North Bay counties

Photos from Santa Rosa, Calif. where multiple surrounding fires have left behind a trail of devastation for residents, forcing them to evacuate their homes with no sure answers as to the fate of their properties. Dozens of wildfires have broken out across Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino, Yuba and Nevada counties burning over 60,000 acres of land and destroying over 1,500 structures, causing first responders from all over the state of California to jump into action. Photos by Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner.

A man bikes across Mendocino O/C with his daughter as a large plume of black smoke is seen in the distance in Santa Rosa, Calif. Monday, October 9, 2017 as multiple fires break out across Sonoma, Napa and other North Bay counties. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

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A man bikes across Mendocino O/C with his daughter as a large plume of black smoke is seen in the distance in Santa Rosa, Calif. Monday, October 9, 2017 as multiple fires break out across Sonoma, Napa and other North Bay counties. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

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