In Northern California we are fortunate to live in an expanse of boundless natural beauty. But from time to time Mother Nature reminds us of the essential wildness that stirs within it. Case in point: the recent wildfires in Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino, Butte and Solano Counties.
Shortly after the outbreak of the fires Sunday night, we had people in the field delivering and setting up generators, restoring power to grocery stores, communications providers, wineries and other services affected by the disaster. Our personnel came back with customer stories of the blunt force and breathtaking speed of the wind-driven flames. [Read more…]