SANTA ROSA — Sonoma County Sheriff Mark Essick said Friday 21 homes and 28 out buildings were lost in the Kincade Fire burning near Geyserville since Wednesday night.
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Essick said no lootings have been reported and 50 sheriff’s deputies are patrolling the burn and evacuated areas.
Essick also urged county residents to stay home during PG&E’s anticipated power shutoff and high wind event that is expected to occur Saturday and Sunday.
Essick said roads must be kept clear for emergency responders.
Santa Rosa officials said PG&E’s Public Safety Power Shutoff Saturday through Monday will likely affect more than 90,000 PG&E customers.
The National Weather Services issued a Red Flag Warning for North Bay mountains, valleys and coastlines between 8 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. Monday.
The strongest winds are expected Saturday night into Sunday morning, and strong winds at lower elevations are expected throughout Sunday.
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