California fires: When disaster strikes, forget the car


Almost 37,000 acres—that was the trail of destruction left by the Northern California wildfires in October 2017. And while the counties of Napa, Lake. and Sonoma were all hit hard, it was the city of Santa Rosa that saw the most devastation with more than 2800 homes completely destroyed. The fires claimed lives, property, and businesses and in their path uprooted families who now bare physical and emotional scars that no one should have to face.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/11/14/when-disaster-strikes-forget-the-car-california-fires


So sorry to hear about all of these losses. Being a huge fan and collector of cars, trucks, hot rods, gas pumps, automobilia, petroliana, RT 66 stuff… it’s had to imaging losing everything in my collection to a disaster like this. Your article puts the emphasis on the important aspect of the situation however: PEOPLE.