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Toxic material removal will come first, then scraping properties clear of debris. Residents will have costs covered by the government but have option to hire their own contractors.
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Firefighters gain upper hand as region turns toward recovery

The progress comes nine days into the firefight across Napa and Sonoma counties, where separate infernos have charred almost 103,000 acres.

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All donated funds will go directly to aid fire victims and relief efforts in Sonoma, Napa, Mendocino and Lake counties.
Petaluma officials Friday morning announced that the Petaluma Municipal Airport will be utilized as a base for helicopters involved in firefighting efforts. The facility is expected be closed for 10 days.
The wildfires raging in Northern California have made the region’s air quality as bad as in Beijing. Here’s how to protect yourself.
The North Bay Children’s Center Thursday opened the doors of its Petaluma facilities to provide free care for children of workers at the Petaluma and Rohnert Park health centers.
Though it is located at the gateway to wine country, the city has staked its identity to brewing and has reaped the economic benefits.

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