SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires in California (all times local):
Hospitals say they have treated at least 185 people injured by wildfires that have rampaged through parts of Northern California since Sunday night.
Most of the injured were taken to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital’s emergency room, which treated about 100 people since the wildfires began. The hospital said most had respiratory-related issues, including difficulty breathing, asthma and throat irritation, and 14 patients were treated for burns. Three of the burn victims remain in the ICU.
Queen of the Valley Hospital in Napa treated about 50 patients, mostly for minor injuries and smoke inhalation.
Petaluma Valley Hospital treated about 35 patients from wildfires, most of whom have been released.
A key Napa County vintner says at least five wineries in his trade group are destroyed or seriously damaged in a region synonymous with excellent food and wine.
The Napa Valley Vintners association earlier Tuesday had put the number at four. But board chairman Michael Honig said the latest count was five. He said damage was to facilities, and the group does not know about vineyards.
Honig said the next few days might not be the best time to sample wines, but he wants people to visit in a week or two. He is convinced the Napa brand will survive.