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The small town of Middletown in Lake County suffered a direct hit from the massive Valley fire.

There is no official count on the losses in the town. But photos and video have shown numerous homes and businesses on fire, as well as an apartment complex and part of a school.

Many residents fled to a shelter in Calistoga, where some awaited word on their community.

Middletown resident Suzanne Robinson believes her house was spared. She doesn’t know, but feels guilty, she said. “There were only two ways out and the roads were jammed. A friend who works for CHP said cars were burned, some crashed and caught fire. He said it shot flames across the highway. He had to floor it.”

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