The Latest: Death toll from California fires now at 42
Wednesday, 18 October 2017 PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): 7:05 a.m. The death toll from Northern California's destructive wildfires is at 42 after Sonoma County found the remains of another person. Misti Harris, a spokeswoman for Sonoma County, says the department is working on identifying the person. Sonoma County now has 23 dead. About 60 people remain unaccounted for in Sonoma and Napa counties as of Tuesday. Authorities say they are conducting targeted searches for victims and the work is slow-going. The wind-whipped fires that started Oct. 8 swept through parts of seven counties, becoming the deadliest and most destructive series of blazes in California history. ___ 6:30 a.m.
On Tuesday, California firefighters continued battling over 15 wildfires that have left at least 11 people dead and destroyed hundreds of homes and businesses in the Northern part of the state. Officials say the fires, which broke out during the weekend and were fanned by high temperatures and dry...
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