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California wildfires: Firefighters making gains as death toll rises to 29

SBS Friday, 13 October 2017 ()
Firefighters are beginning to gain ground against wildfires that have killed at least 29 people in Northern California and left hundreds missing in the chaos of mass evacuations in the heart of the state's wine country.
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At least 31 people are now confirmed dead in the wildfires sweeping northern California. Officials say progress in battling the blazes is being made, but fears are high the death toll could surge. Hundreds of people are still missing. In the town Calistoga, immediately in the line of fire, the mayor...

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