Sonoma resident Matthew McDermott captures video of a tree being hollowed out by wildfire in Schellville, California, October 9.
McDermott was driving in Schellville where he and his friend Trevor Bach spotted the fire and pulled over to have a closer look.
Sonoma County was affected by The Tubbs Fire as it spread from Napa County on Sunday night, October 8. By Wednesday morning, the fire, one of more than a dozen in northern California, had spread to 28,000 acres.
With thousands of structure threatened, dozens of neighborhoods have been evacuated. Tubbs has already destroyed 550 homes and 21 businesses. Credit: Matthew McDermott via Storyful