Devastating Fires in California Leave Many Homeless and Facing Uncertainty

The devastation caused by more than 15 forest fires in northern California is growing in what has become one of the worst disasters in state history. Thousands of homes have been destroyed and tens of thousands of residents evacuated. Among the working families seeking shelter at evacuation centers, uncertainty is growing, as many are unsure whether they will recover their belongings and jobs. Worries are aggravated by a lack of emergency information in Spanish to assist the victims of the disaster. Ricardo Ibarra spoke with a family at a shelter in the city of Santa Rosa, the hardest hit by the fires.

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