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20 years on, share your memories of a disaster

The Oakland-Berkeley hills in the aftermath of the 1991 Firestorm. Photo: Richard Misrach Twenty years ago next month, on a sunny Sunday in October, a raging fire took hold and — driven by hot, dry northeasterly winds — swept through the Oakland-Berkeley hills causing massive destruction and loss. The flames jumped two freeways, eventually spreading across […]