Death toll rises to 31 in northern California wildfires
Friday, 13 October 2017 Firefighters have gained ground against wildfires that have killed at least 31 people in Northern California and left hundreds missing in the chaos of mass evacuations in the heart of the state's wine country.
On Thursday the death toll from the Northern California wildfires ticked higher. Authorities confirmed that 29 people have died so far in the course of the 21 fast-moving blazes. Sheriff Rob Giordano said in a press conference Thursday afternoon, fifteen of those fatalities have come in Sonoma...
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