Wildfires force the evacuation of 2000 people in California.
Property damage claims from deadly October wildfires in the US state of California now exceed $3.3 billion. The figure is more than triple previous estimates, and authorities say they expect it to rise.
Wildfires in California have left at least 40 people dead and hundreds missing in the US state with 100,000 people evacuated as the fires burned for a sixth day. Most of the fires are in the northern part of the state.
At least 40 people have been killed in a week of wildfires in California. With hundreds still missing, officials fear the toll could rise. DW spoke with an evacuated resident who described a "war zone" of charred houses.
At least 17 people have died and around 2,000 homes and businesses have been destroyed as devastating wildfires sweep through California's wine country. Over 25,000 people have been forced to evacuate their homes.
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