At least 26 dead as wildfires remain almost completely uncontained in California's wine country

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Wildfires rage through California wine country Multiple wind

- gettyimages.com
12 Oct 2017
Hundreds of homes in the Coffey Park neighborhood that were destroyed by the Tubbs...Hundreds of homes in the Coffey Park neighborhood that were destroyed by the Tubbs Fire on October 11, 2017 in Santa Rosa, California. At least 21 people have died in wildfires that have burned tens of thousands of acres and destroyed over 3,000 homes and businesses in several Northen ...

Dead in Northern California Wildfires

12 Oct 2017
Prisoners from the McCain inmate crew from San Diego, Calif., clear brush from a road on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017 in Calistoga, Calif. The wildfires tearing through California wine country flared anew Wednesday, growing in size and number as authorities issued new evacuation orders and announced that hundreds more homes and businesses had been lost. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
- firefighternation.com

Wildfires Kill, Burn Homes, Ravage Fields

- wmda.mobi
12 Oct 2017
Massive blazes, which have persisted in the area since last Sunday, also burned about 265 square miles of California's legendary Napa and Sonoma valleys and beyond, destroying around 3,500 homes. Many have already called the wildfires among the worst in California's history.

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12 Oct 2017
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- winespectator.com

California Wildfires Blamed For 17 Deaths High Winds Forecast Tonight

- npr.org
12 Oct 2017
The 17 wildfires that have burned more than 115,000 acres in California since Sunday have now been blamed for 17 deaths. The fast-moving blazes have destroyed at least 2,000 buildings, many of them in the wine country region of Napa, Sonoma, and Mendocino counties.

Catastrophic wildfires rage in California as death toll rises DW

12 Oct 2017
An aerial view shows wildfires spewing smoke northeast of Napa in California's wine district. Air quality in the Napa area is "very unhealthy" or "hazardous," according to US government agencies. Many of the reported injuries have been from smoke inhalation.
- dw.com

At least 21 dead as resurgent winds fan California wildfires

- yahoo.com
12 Oct 2017
SONOMA, Calif. (Reuters) - Firefighters, facing resurgent winds and bone-dry conditions on Wednesday, battled to halt the advance of wildfires that have killed at least 21 people, destroyed 3,500 homes and businesses and blanketed Northern California's famed wine country in smoke.

Killer wildfires continue to menace California's wine country, with 26 dead and hundreds missing, United States News & Top Stories

12 Oct 2017
Santa Rosa, California (Washington Post) - The winds that have fanned Northern California's wine-country wildfires are expected to be calmer through Friday (Oct 13), giving firefighters a badly needed break from the "red flag" conditions that have made this menacing arc of flames so deadly and destructive.
- straitstimes.com

Things you can do for California's Wine Country

- fastcompany.com
12 Oct 2017
California's Wine Country is in a state of emergency as more than a dozen wildfires burn through large swaths of land in Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino, Lake, and Yuba counties. The fires have destroyed at least 1,500 structures, caused at least 10 fatalities, and forced an estimated 20,000 North Bay residents to evacuate, with that number expected to rise.

California Wine Country Wildfires Kill 15, Burn 80,000 Acres in 18 Hours

12 Oct 2017
At least 15 people were dead, 200 were missing, more than 20,000 were evacuated, hundreds were sent to hospital for burns or smoke inhalation, and Governor Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency across eight counties early this week as "Diablo Winds" sparked more than a dozen wildfires in Napa and Sonoma, the popular "wine country" north of San Francisco.
- theenergymix.com

Napa Valley's 74 billion wine industry hit hard by California fires

- smh.com.au
12 Oct 2017
The wildfires continue to rage after suddenly and swiftly sweeping through the region starting Sunday night, leaving at least 21 people dead and displacing thousands in an area that's home to a thriving tourism industry and some of the nation's most valuable vineyards. While it's too early to gauge the extent of damage to California's wine industry, which contributed ...

For the Women Fighting California's Wildfires, Physical Danger Is Only One Challenge

12 Oct 2017
While (under)paid hotshot and local fire crews work to stop fires in California and elsewhere, incarcerated women also risk their lives to fight wildfires in California. In California, both incarcerated men and women can opt to work on fire crews, and are paid only around $2 an hour. NBC Los Angeles reported Wednesday that of the estimated 3,800 inmates currently fighting ...
- brit.co

Missing in Wine Country Firestorms

- breitbart.com
12 Oct 2017
The California Wine Country losses come after French agriculture ministry reported last month that due to a mild March and a bitter April frost, France is expecting to have the worst wine grape harvest since 1945, including a 40 percent drop in the premier wine-growing region of Bordeaux.

Views of the Devastating Santa Rosa Fire

12 Oct 2017
Deadly wildfires in Napa and Sonoma counties sent residents fleeing for their lives and reduced dozens of homes to smoldering ash. The fires have destroyed more than 3,500 homes and businesses, scorched in excess of 170,000 acres -- or roughly 265 square miles -- and forced at least 20,000 people to evacuate since Sunday.
- nbcbayarea.com

At least 23 dead in horrific California wildfires, hundreds missing

- abc11.com
12 Oct 2017
Firefighters were still battling 22 wildfires in multiple California counties Wednesday. Intensified by strong winds, the flames have charred about 170,000 acres of land, damaged or destroyed at least 3,500 structures and forced nearly 20,000 residents to evacuate, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.

At least 21 dead in horrific California wildfires, hundreds missing

12 Oct 2017
Firefighters were still battling 22 wildfires in multiple California counties Wednesday morning. Intensified by strong winds, the flames have charred about 170,000 acres of land, damaged or destroyed at least 3,500 structures and forced nearly 20,000 residents to evacuate, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.
- en.trend.az

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- monicaraskobhomes.com
12 Oct 2017
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Wildfires claim at least 17 in Northern California

12 Oct 2017
(CNN) - Firefighters battling deadly blazes in Northern California faced a daunting challenge Wednesday: Winds picked back up, threatening to spread wildfires that already have killed 21 people, destroyed hundreds of buildings and forced thousands of evacuations.
- localsyr.com

Napa, Sonoma, Santa Rosa California fires

- washingtonpost.com
12 Oct 2017
Statewide, 8,000 firefighters are working to contain 22 wildfires that cover 170,000 acres -- a collective area larger than the city of Chicago. The worst are in Napa, Sonoma and Mendocino counties, where 4,500 homes and businesses had been burned at last count.

October Wildfires

12 Oct 2017
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced October 10 that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of California to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by wildfires from October 8, 2017 and continuing.
- caloes.ca.gov

Ten Dead as major Wildfires Ignite Overnight Across the California

- onedaytop.com
12 Oct 2017
The fires raged via the hills which might be home to some of the USA's most prized vineyards. The primary north-south motorway that connects San Francisco to the northernmost elements of California become closed Monday. As fireplace engulfed each aspect of the expressway. Santa Rosa is a hub for excursions into wine United States of America, and as minimum large lodges ...

Dead as 'Serious' Wildfires Tear Through Wine Country

12 Oct 2017
Gov. Brown declared a state of emergency in Napa, Sonoma, Butte, Lake, Mendocino, Nevada, Solano and Yuba counties due to wildfires. Vice President Mike Pence, who visited the state Tuesday, said at an event near Sacramento that the federal government stands with California as it takes on the blazes.
- nbcphiladelphia.com

Dead, 670 people missing, 3,500 structures burned

- abc7.com
12 Oct 2017
Nearly three days after the flames ignited in Northern California, firefighters were still unable to gain control of the blazes, which were growing in number. California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection spokesman Daniel Berlant said 22 wildfires were burning, up from 17 on Tuesday.

More Flee California Wine Country As Deadly Wildfires Spread

12 Oct 2017
At least 15 people have died in intense wildfires that have destroyed thousands of buildings in Northern California, where firefighters are battling 17 large blazes in the state's wine country, including Napa and Sonoma counties. Together, they've burned 115,000 acres, according to Cal Fire.
- wnpr.org
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