Cedar Rapids native gives perspective amidst California wildfires

  • Source: KCRG-TV ABC 9 Cedar Rapids
  • Published: 10/10/2017 06:36 AM

VIDEO: One of the largest fires in California is the Atlas Fire near Napa County. More than 25,000 acres have been burned and around 125 structures have been destroyed. Aaron Hepker, a Cedar Rapids native and former TV9 employee, currently works in Sacramento. He said the fires started up Sunday evening and were minor at first. "When I went to bed Sunday night around 1 a.m., things weren’t too bad. By the time I woke up at 6 a.m. Monday, things were drastically different," Hepker said. Hepker said the fires are affecting wine country and wineries have closed down.



Comments

We welcome comments from registered users. Comments are solely the responsibility of those who post them; their viewpoints are not endorsed by the Daily Dispatch and DailyDispatch.com. (read more)
Highlight
ship name
no comments have been added


FREE QUICK SUBSCRIBE
Sign up to subscribe to custom state Daily Dispatch emails for free

click to subscribe