As the Glass Fire moved quickly toward Santa Rosa Sunday night, residents living in the path of the fire had to move quickly to get out of harm’s way. But many who sought shelter at evacuation centers found themselves being moved from place to place that night as the fast-moving fire combined with the need to social distance during COVID-19 presented added challenges that the community hadn’t seen before with past blazes. KRCB’s Sarah Bohannon has more.
As of Tuesday evening, LaBerge's neighborhood was downgraded to an evacuation warning. The interviews in this story were conducted by KQED’s Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez as part of a collaboration with the California News Hub.
(Image: Elderly fire evacuees many from Spring Lake Village and Oakmont Gardens waiting to enter at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium. Credit: Erik Castro)
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