Fires in California – level 3
At least 10 people have died as wildfires sweep through California’s wine region, destroying over 1,500 properties and forcing the evacuation of around 20,000 people. The government has declared a State of Emergency.
Local residents race against the clock to salvage their belongings. One resident said that people who she did not even know helped her and her family get most of their valuables out of their house.
Firefighters are working against high winds, low humidity and hot, dry weather. People have estimated that over 70,000 acres have been destroyed.
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