Heroes Among Us

On the night of Oct. 8, wildfires erupted across Northern California and rapidly grew into the most destructive blaze in California history. From that first night—and for weeks beyond—our people responded bravely and generously to help our patients, the community and each other.

Three people standing in entry of hospital

VIDEO: The First Hours

Danger was growing, as care teams raced to evacuate nearly 200 people from Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital. Surrounding flames had reached the roof. Watch what happened that fiery night.

A standing woman talking to a group of people

VIDEO: Teams Coming Together

As firefighters worked to contain the wildfires, watch how people across Sutter Health collaborated around the clock to support and serve our community, including hundreds of our own teammates.

Numbers from the fire zone

acres burned

people evacuated

Sutter care sites forced to close

unified Sutter team stood strong