September 28, 2020
Photography by Erik Castro, Photojournalist
Erik Castro is a Santa Rosa-based photojournalist who started his career covering homelessness and addiction in Seattle, Washington. Castro has won multiple National Press Photographers Association Awards for his multimedia work, wildfire coverage and more recently for his year-long homeless project, BROKEN.
The following photos were taken in Santa Rosa in the early morning hours of Monday, September 28.
Hillside burning on Calistoga and Badger road.
Healdsburg Fire crews hold back the fire from crossing Calistoga Road at Badger Road
Los Guilicos homeless fire evacuee Carmen Almejo, 62, with her dog Carmencita at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium. “I could see the flames as we were leaving,” said Almejo.