Massive wildfires burned out of control in Napa and Sonoma counties early Monday, destroying hundreds of number of homes and businesses, forcing the evacuation of thousands of people and shutting down major roadways as firefighters sought to halt the advance of infernos that were driven by powerful winds. There was no immediate estimate of the damage or the extent of injuries, but vast

swaths of land were burning in both counties, according to authorities and witnesses. One blaze in and around northern Santa Rosa called the Tubbs Fire had burned at least 20,000 acres by 7 a.m. Scores of homes were lost in the Journey’s End Mobile Home Park on Mendocino Avenue, and the nearby Fountaingrove Inn burned down, as did a Kmart store. And that was just the beginning. READ MORE