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Rodolfo Fernandez, left, and his family fled Santa Rosa for Point Reyes Station on Monday morning after waking up their neighbors and alerting them to the fire. With masks from Building Supply, they headed to the Dance Palace for shelter.   David Briggs

Hundreds of people fleeing the ongoing fires ravaging the North Bay took shelter in West Marin this week. Evacuees sought refuge at the Dance Palace and San Geronimo Community Centers; others were invited into churches, businesses, hotels and private homes, many in shock over their sudden losses. 

Eight fires took hold in the North Bay Sunday . . .

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