Death toll climbs to 28 as crews begin grim search among ashes of wine country fires


As weary fire crews began to make progress against a firestorm that has killed at least 28 people in Northern California’s wine country, local officials said Thursday that they have begun a grim search for more bodies amid the ashes of burned communities.At a morning news conference, Sonoma County Sheriff …

Essential California: Death toll climbs to 17 as California fires continue to rage

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Wednesday, Oct. 11, and here’s what’s happening across California:TOP STORIESThe fires keep on burningAt least 17 people have died in Northern California fires that continue to ravage multiple counties, while the Anaheim Hills fire in Southern California has scorched around …

Live updates: 17 dead in Wine Country fires as team searches for more bodies

//www.sfgate.com/news/article/Live-updates-15-dead-in-Wine-Country-fires-as-12268124.php By Hamed Aleaziz, Peter Fimrite, Jenna Lyons, Jill Tucker and Michael Cabanatuan Updated 7:51 pm, Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Latest developments in the North Bay fires: 7:40 p.m. Structures threatened: The Tubbs Fire is threatening more than 16,000 structures — on top of the nearly 600 structures that…

Wine Country fires ‘burning faster than firefighters can run’

Hundreds missing, death toll climbs in California wildfires

Parts of California’s wine region are being ravaged by fast-spreading fires that have killed more than a dozen people. Fire consumes a barn as an out of control wildfire moves through Glen Ellen in California. Photo: AFP A state of emergency was declared in northern areas after mass evacuations, with …

50+ MPH wind gusts expected to spread Wine Country fires overnight

Images show the devastation caused by California’s deadly wine-country fires

Images show the devastation caused by California’s deadly wine-country fires  Washington Post’Everything Was Incinerated’: Scenes From One Community Wrecked by the Santa Rosa Fire  New York TimesDeath, damage tolls likely to rise as California burns  USA TODAYMore Than 100 Missing Persons Reports Made in California Wildfires  NBCNews.comAt least 10 dead in Northern California fires …

Live updates: 1 dead as Wine Country fires burn thousands of acres

//www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Latest-on-North-Bay-fires-A-really-rough-12263721.php By Peter Fimrite, Jill Tucker and Michael Cabanatuan Updated 1:30 pm, Monday, October 9, 2017 Latest developments in the North Bay fires: 1 p.m. Red Cross assists evacuees: The American Red Cross said its volunteers were providing meals, health services and information on lodging at evacuation centers in…