As flames sped across Sonoma County during the night of Oct. 8, 2017, calls flooded into 911. But overwhelmed operators gave conflicting information about whether to evacuate — or not. KQED analyzed hundreds of hours of 911 calls and found troubling gaps in the emergency response system meant to keep the public safe.


  • Sukey Lewis, KQED criminal justice reporter
  • Lisa Pickoff-White, KQED data journalist
Wildfire 911 Investigation 29 January,2018KQED News Staff

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