Destructive wildfires continue to rage in California's wine country as strong winds threaten to enhance the blazes.
At least 10 people have been killed and 1,500 homes have been destoryed, according to the Associated Press.
Mandatory evacuations were issued late Sunday after fires broke out across four counties.
Smoke filled the sky in parts of southern California on Monday as a wildfire ignited just east of Anaheim, quickly spreading and destroying multiple homes.
Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency due to the wildfires on Monday.
Additional evacuations were issued Monday morning for areas around Santa Rosa, according to the Santa Rosa Police Department.
"Leave immediately. This is a life-threatening situation," the police department wrote on its Facebook page.
Sutter Hospital and Kaiser Hospital in Santa Rosa are no longer in operation and patients have been evacuated, according to Sonoma County officials.
The Sonoma County Emergency Operations Center was opened just after midnight Monday to respond to the numerous fires.
Due to significant smoke in the area, officials advised residents to stay indoors at evacuation centers.
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In neighboring Napa County, firefighters were battling the Tubbs Fire, which has burned 20,000 acres. and the Atlas Fire, which had burned 5,000 acres.
Marin County fire officials said they have sent 22 fire engines and five ambulances to assist with the blazes in Napa and Sonoma County.
A fire erupted in southern California on Monday near Anaheim Hills, prompting evacuations and road closures.
This fire, which is being called the Canyon Fire 2, spread smoke over Orange County and blocked out the sun over Disneyland.
At least one firefighter was injured while battling the blaze, which quickly burned over 2,000 acres and damaged multiple homes within hours of igniting.
My sister is in Disneyland and just sent me these pictures from the fire. Is the world ending or something? Cause this is wack pic.twitter.com/uRut0up3Yr— David (@iheartnate) October 9, 2017
"A storm system entering the northwestern U.S. will send some cooler air into California for the middle of the week which will offer some relief. However, precipitation will stay north and there can still be locally gusty winds," AccuWeather Meteorologist Jordan Root said.
At least 30 wineries closed due to the wildfires, according to Sarah Stierch, a reporter for Sonoma Magazine.
Due to the Napa and Sonoma fires, and for the safety of our guests and employees, the winery will be closed today. @Sarah_Stierch— Paraduxx (@paraduxxwine) October 9, 2017
"Chateau Diana Winery will not be opening today due to the fire warnings and evacuations in the area," the winery said on its Facebook page Monday. "Please remain safe, our hearts go out to everyone affected."
The fires are especially problematic as many grape growers are still executing their harvest.
This set of wildfires are the latest in what has been an above-average wildfire season in the United States, according to the U.S. Forest Service.
Over $2 billion has been spent by the Forest Service to suppress fires during the 2017 wildfire season, making it the most expensive season ever.
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