PHOTOS: Wildfires whip through California Wine Country

SONOMA, Calif. (KXAN) — A state of emergency has been declared in large parts of California’s Wine Country, after devastating wildfires swept through the region Monday.

Napa, Sonoma and Yuba counties are included in the emergency declaration, and mandatory evacuations are underway.

Thousands of homes are threatened, as photos show homeowners struggling to keep encroaching fires away from their homes. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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