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A chart of wildfire debris removal per county, sourced from the US Army Corps of Engineers. For Debris information call (877)875-7681. A link to www.spk.usace.army.mil is given. The chart states that total parcels cleared for lake county is 144, for Mendicino county is 306, for Napa county is 439, for Sonoma county is 3,674, for a total of 4,5,63. Total Parcels complete (county notified) for lake is 144, for mendicino is 305, for napa is 439 and for sonoma is 3653 for a total of 4541. Tons of debris removed for lake is 22K, for Mendicino is 125K, for Napa is 175K, and for sonoma is 1.9M for a total of 2.2M. The infographic states that the parcel clearing is 100% complete. The infographic also says that USACE received a debris/removal management mission from FEMA in Lake, Mendicino, Napa and Sonoma Counties. More than 2.2 M tons of debris were removed during the seven-month operation. That's equal to the weight of more than two Golden Gate Bridges. USACE is working with our local, state and federal partners on the largest wildfire cleanup in california history.

Army Corps: historic fire cleanup is complete

THE PRESS DEMOCRAT | KEVIN MCCALLUM | June 11, 2018

State and federal officials Monday declared the debris removal from the North Bay wildfires — the largest such effort since the 1906 earthquake — complete.

Wolff said his company worked on the final lot to receive clearance, a site off Crown Hill Drive in the devastated Fountaingrove neighborhood that needed additional concrete removed, he said.

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Michael Wolff, wearing a reflective vest, stands in front of a group of trailers.

Santa Rosa offers deal to debris contractor to avoid fines for trailers

THE PRESS DEMOCRAT | KEVIN MCCALLUM | February 7, 2018

For now the trailers can stay.

The camp trailers on family property of Santa Rosa contractor Michael Wolff, which serve as temporary homes for workers clearing fire debris, won’t result in fines this week against Wolff, a city official said Wednesday.

“We want to try to make this all work out,” said David Gouin, the city’s director of Housing and Community Services. more

A person in a blue jeans, white t-shirt, leather work boots, and red baseball hat sits in the doorway of a trailer. Another pair of boots and a heavy duty toolbox rest on the ground nearby.

Permit dispute may force eviction of wildfire cleanup workers

A Santa Rosa contractor providing a free place for employees to live while they clean up wildfire debris is in a showdown with the city because he lacks permits to park trailers on his vacant lot, a dispute that could force him to evict the workers from his Coffey Park property. more

A group of people in t-shirts and sweaters stand around a raised fire pit near a camper trailer.

Permit dispute may force Santa Rosa contractor to evict wildfire debris removal workers

A Santa Rosa contractor providing a free place for employees to live while they clean up wildfire debris is in a showdown with the city because he lacks permits to park trailers on his vacant lot, a dispute that could force him to evict the workers from his Coffey Park property.

Michael Wolff has been letting workers live in 10 trailers on his family’s Dennis Lane property just north of Coffey Park, where 1,400 homes burned in the devastating Tubbs fire. more

A row of dump trucks parked on the side of a narrow road, with a charred hillside in background

The big cleanup begins in Kenwood and Glen Ellen

THE KENWOOD PRESS | JAY GAMEL | February 2, 2018

After getting off to a good start last November, the big cleanup of Sonoma County’s 5,500 burned homes was halted due to a major contract dispute. That dispute was settled, and on Jan. 18 cleanup crews started in earnest cleaning burned home sites in the Treehaven and Lawndale Road areas in Kenwood and Warm Springs Road and other areas in Glen Ellen. more