In California, multiple blazes continue to burn out of control. Many of the wildfires have hit the state's wine country in Napa and Sonoma counties. With powerful winds whipping the flames, authorities are evacuating everyone in harm's way.
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.
California firefighters have reported modest gains as they try to tackle 17 wildfires which have transformed the state's wine country into a barren wasteland. The fires are still far from being contained.
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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