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Robert Tinney, Jr. , the past week
In the morning, he has been registering patients at the Northern California hospital and checking possible rents after work, although his house is one of the more than 1,000 people destroyed in a deadly wildfire, but he still tried to calculate his blessing.
Tierney is one of the dozens of staff at Reading's Dignity Health charity medical center, including doctors, nurses and others who, despite their home being burned down by the fire, still maintain the hospital's
57-year-old Timney recalled the moment he learned from a cyclist that his house and belongings were missing, except for a wedding dress and a couple of clothes he grabbed before leaving his neighbor 225 miles (360 kilometers) north of San Francisco.
"I'm coming to work.
My wife is disabled, I have to make a living, I have a great job and I'm happy to be here so I'm really lucky to have a job to do at a time like this, "He said on Thursday.
Dignity Health North State spokesman Mike Mangas said 67 staff and volunteers at the hospital did not have a permanent residence and their homes were destroyed or damaged so that they could not live.
"That's great," he said.
"Someone is sleeping on the floor of the hospital, someone is sleeping in a relative's home, and someone is sleeping in a hotel if they can get it.
"For many Californian, the wildfire season has turned into a series of turbulence, starting with the fear of approaching the flames.
The experience quickly contested the anxious sanctuary, followed by a tedious but tense waiting day.
Police, doctors and emergency personnel often do not have much time to grieve when dealing with evacuation and dangerous chaos.
Redding's police chief and a sheriff's deputy in Sonoma County are among those who work after losing their homes after the sixth earthquake.
The most devastating fire in California's history that killed six people.
The damage to the area was so severe, the roads were blocked by collapsed poles, more than 20,000 evacuees were still not allowed to return home, the bridges were damaged and the fire continued to burn.
"I think the biggest problem is that infrastructure damage is terrible," said Ken Pimlott, California's top fire officer . ".
As a result, evacuees often rely on the goodwill of strangers, friends and relatives to wait.
A young couple put a gas grill on the corner of the red tripod and distributed hot dogs and hamburgers to the victims.
After the couple's good deeds were broadcast by a local radio station, the intersection quickly turned into a temporary gathering place for evacuees and donations of more grills, volunteers and food
Many people worry when things return to normal.
As the first day of school approaches, 16-year-
Old Samantha Barber does not know where she will live at the beginning of her senior year in August. 15.
Last month, Barber and her mother were banned from returning to their home in the small canyon in France and spent the first five nights at the hotel.
They continue to share a spare bedroom with their relatives.
"We almost all have clothes on our backs," Barber said . ".
"Nothing is amazing, do laundry every night, go out and get laundry soap, and buy dinner every night.
"Some spared residents, while offering recreational vehicles and spare bedrooms, took away evacuated pets and livestock.
Kara Del Odel, 47, said she learned on Thursday that the road to Reading's home was open.
But her utility couldn't verify whether the power was restored, and she couldn't risk it five times.
She and her husband live an hour's drive away from the nine dogs and cats she caught when she ran away a week ago.
The couple lives at their parents' home in Livermore, California, about 225 miles (360) south of Reading, but her husband's wealthy King needs to return to work.
She cried for another burst of frustration, but she was also grateful to strangers who saved her cock Henry and found a temporary home for the flock she left behind.
"All of this is done by people I 've never seen before," she said . ".
"I mean, I didn't even think about a bunch of chickens that someone would go out and help me, let alone save them.
"The District Church has opened its doors and the Red Cross has turned high school into a temporary shelter.
Red Cross spokesman Stephen Walsh said the number of evacuees from the five temporary shelters is decreasing as firefighters deal with the fire, but there are still many.
"People are very tired and very eager to go home," Walsh said . ".
"Those who have a home to go back to are frustrated that they can't go home.
The Associated Press writers Paul Elias and Olga rodgez and Don Thompson of Sacramento, California also contributed to the story.
Focus here on The Associated Press's wildfire report: AP 2018.
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