10 October 2017 - California wine country wildfires kill at least 10
Ralph Ellis, Joe Sterling, Paul P. Murphy and Eliott C. McLaughlin (CNN, 10/10/2017)
Deadly wildfires roared across California on Monday, forcing evacuations and destroying homes and businesses in their paths. The biggest fires burned in the wine country of Napa and Sonoma counties.
Here's what we know so far, according to California authorities.
Associated Press (The Washington Post, 10/10/2017)
Scott Alonso, communications director for Sonoma County, says the reports have come via calls to a hotline the county set up for the missing.
It is possible that many or most of the missing are safe but simply can’t be reached because of the widespread loss of cell service and other communications.
(BBC News, 05/10/2017)
A state of emergency was declared in northern areas after mass evacuations, with 1,500 properties destroyed.
About 20,000 people fled from Napa, Sonoma and Yuba counties in response to some the state's worst-ever wildfires.
Arnel Hecimovic (The Guardian, 10/10/2017)
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