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California fires: 31 dead, hundreds missing

WorldNews Friday, 13 October 2017 ()
California fires: 31 dead, hundreds missing(CNN)Amid the scorched ruins left by the wildfires that continue to burn in Northern California, officials are making grim discoveries. As they enter homes to search for the missing, they're finding bodies burnt beyond recognition. "Some of them are merely ashes and bones," said Sonoma County Sheriff Rob Giordano during a Thursday press conference. "And we may never get truly confirmative identification on ashes. When you're cremated, you can't get an ID." So far, 31 people have been killed, making this one of the deadliest wildfire outbreaks in state history, according to Cal Fire. The death toll has been increasing daily since the fires began Sunday. In Sonoma County, authorities had to...
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News video: Wind Drives Canyon Fire 2 Across Thousands of Acres

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Winds drove the growth of the Canyon 2 wild fire in the hills near Anaheim, California, on October 9.On October 10, CAL FIRE said Canyon 2 had been 25 percent contained, but that mandatory evacuations remained in place.The fire was first reported on Monday near Anaheim Hills and quickly grew due to...

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Ana E Gonzalez RT @Franklin_Graham: We need to pray for the families who have lost loved ones, the firefighters battling the fires, & the many impacted. h… 22 minutes ago

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Mari (EmpyreP) RT @ThomLourim: Prayers for those caught in the California fires, 40 dead, hundreds missing, people losing everything...and they continue h… 43 minutes ago

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Steven Figueroa RT @LatinoPBS: Forty dead and hundreds missing as California 'horror' fires devastate area bigger than New York City https://t.co/dG91rqjAKa 2 hours ago

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Diane Smith RT @Franklin_Graham: We need to pray for the families who have lost loved ones, the firefighters battling the fires, & the many impacted. h… 3 hours ago

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