‘A Fire Story:’ A graphic memoir about losing everything in a Northern California wildfire

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The book cover image of “A Fire Story.” Image by Brian Fies.

In October 2017, cartoonist Brian Fies and his wife were forced to evacuate their home near Santa Rosa. A massive wildfire was coming. Within an hour, their neighborhood was flattened. Fies told his story in a web comic that went viral and led to a short Emmy-winning video. Now it’s become a full graphic memoir.