The devastating Tubbs fire sparked many heartfelt stories in 2017, but few are as wild and inspiring as the story of the Pointe Patrol, in which nine residents of Fountaingrove’s Viewpointe Circle snuck back to their homes to save their neighborhood from fires and looting. Local author Earik Beann recounts the ordeal in a new book, Pointe Patrol, which he reads from and signs to help raise money for fire victims and families of fallen first responders on Sunday, Jan. 27, at Copperfield’s Books, 775 Village Court, Santa Rosa. 1:30pm. Free. 707.578.8938.