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Rebuilding Documentary Series – Bill and Vicky

Bill and Vicky

In this documentary series, we follow the rebuilding journey of Bill Collins and Vicky McKay, a couple who lived in Hidden Hills (off Riebli Road) in Sonoma County and lost their home in the Tubbs Fire in October of 2017.

Mike and Family's Rebuild Story

Rebuild Family Filly

Mike Holdner is a Mark West Estates Block Captain and group rebuild organizer. His family lost their home in the 2017 Sonoma Complex Fires. In this conversation with Permit Sonoma, Mike shares his experience with the fire and rebuilding, along with advice for other fire survivors going through this process.

Rebuilding an Accessory Dwelling Unit

Rebuild Accessory Dwelling

Some fire survivors are choosing to add accessory dwelling units when they rebuild their homes. For some, this means a shorter timeline for moving back to their property. For others, it provides additional housing and financial options for the future.