SANTA ROSA, Calif. — Wildfires that raced through California neighborhoods and wilderness areas since Oct. 8 have taken an enormous toll in deaths and destruction. A look at the numbers:

NUMBER OF MAJOR WILDFIRES: 21.

AREA BURNED: 383 square miles.

DEATHS: 42.

HOMES AND OTHER BUILDINGS DESTROYED: 7,700.

EVACUATIONS: 100,000 people were under evacuation orders at the peak of the fire siege.

FIREFIGHTERS: 11,000.

ESTIMATED LOSSES IN BUILDINGS, CARS AND EQUIPMENT: More than $1 billion.


Sources: California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection and California Insurance Department.

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