At least 21 people have been killed and thousands of homes destroyed after devastating wildfires swept through California's wine country.
Gabriel H. Sanchez
Posted on October 11, 2017, at 12:14 p.m. ET
A neighborhood is left destroyed by fire near Cardinal Newman High School in Santa Rosa.
Fire Station 5 lies in ruins after a firestorm swept over the neighborhood in Santa Rosa.
A firefighter douses the inside of a home destroyed by the Canyon Fire 2 in Anaheim Hills.
Homeowner Martha Marquez at the site of her burned home in Santa Rosa.
The remains of an Arby's restaurant after burning down in Santa Rosa.
A McDonald's restaurant burned to the ground in Santa Rosa.
A resident goes through personal belongings in a parking lot next to a fire-damaged Arby's restaurant in Santa Rosa.
A Fountaingrove Village resident surveys the remains of the home he has owned for four years in Santa Rosa.
Charred fermentation tanks drip wine at a destroyed Paradise Ridge Winery in Santa Rosa.
Burned-out wine bottles sit on a rack at the fire-damaged Signarello Estate winery in Napa.
A stairwell is all that remains from a building near the Olea Hotel in Glen Ellen.
Jim Hanks uses a wheelbarrow to remove a fawn he found in the backyard pond of his Fountaingrove home, one of the only homes on the block that survived in Santa Rosa.
A bubbling underground river of wine flows away from a burned Paradise Ridge Winery in Santa Rosa.
A destroyed car is left charred in Carneros, a town just outside of Napa.
Patio furniture is left charred and melted in Napa.
A statue of Jesus is left standing among a number of fire-damaged buildings at Cardinal Newman High School in Santa Rosa.
Gabriel H. Sanchez is the photo essay editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York City.
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