SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Tom Vacar/KTVU) - It’s a tale of two neighborhoods.
In one section of a Santa Rosa neighborhood, at the corner of San Miguel Road and Frida Street, half the homes stood standing, unaffected by the raging fires burning in Sonoma and Napa counties.
On the other side of the street, cars were charred and homes were destroyed.
One young woman wearing an air mask came to inspect the damage. She couldn't believe what she saw, and she couldn't figure out why some people were spared, and some weren't.
"All the houses are untouched," she said of one side of the street. "And I come here and half the neighborhood is torched. Why, why why? Why us? This is really screwed up. It's heartbreaking. It's really heartbreaking."
The biggest fires are the Tubbs and Atlas fires burning across Sonoma and Napa counties.