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40 killed in California wildfires — US

18 Octubre 2017, 09:23 | Faron Santos

California Wildfires Blamed For 17 Deaths; High Winds Forecast Tonight

Two women sort through the rubble of the property in Napa California

It is clear that we are not out of the woods yet, and there is still a long road ahead of us - fighting these destructive fires, and rebuilding the great California city that once was. "Life stops when these fires happen". "And it's probably a sign we've turned a corner on these fires", said Daniel Berlant, spokesman for California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.

Most of the remaining fruit, he said, are thicker-skinned cabernet sauvignon grapes that won't be affected by smoke. Her own home sits on the edge of an evacuation zone. "They were shivering and freezing".

Rietman is only one of many who have lost their homes and belongings to the devastating firestorm reigning terror on Northern California's North Bay area.

At least two of the fires have burned more than 25,000 acres, propelled by strong winds Sunday night. It was last updated at 11:10 a.m. Oct. 14. 5, 2017 shows smoke from fires burning across the western United States and British Columbia stretching across the United States. Pitts anticipated at least some facilities will house evacuees through the end of the week.

McCallister tells NPR's Morning Edition that the posted the images in part because it's been hard to find details about damage in specific neighborhoods. "You have to have fires to have certain plants to reproduce" like certain pine species, he says.

Ernie Chapman's home was gone, but he said his dogs saved his life by waking him up during the fire. Individual fires including the Oakland Hills blaze of 1991 had killed more people than any one of the current blazes, but no collection of simultaneous fires in California had ever led to so many deaths, authorities said. Losing your home is one thing - but the entire community?

Then she got a call from a friend: "You're not going to believe this". The Red Cross volunteer changed course, retrieving the man's wife and placing the couple, together, in the special medical needs dormitory.

What will happen to the housing markets once the wildfires are extinguished?

She was optimistic that the fires will not affect the wines to come out of this year's harvest.

"Emotionally they're overwhelmed. Financially, they're overwhelmed", he says. They burn stores, restaurants, the churches, the schools. "I want to rebuild". "I'm just here to make somebody's day feel better, make them feel normal". "There's nothing to sift through", Janice Mathis told KOVR-TV. "I'm starting over from scratch at 63 with achy joints and an achy back".

Approximately 90,000 people have been evacuated from their homes, according to Cal Fire.

"We haven't been able to go up and assess the vine damage", said Katie Bundschu, vice president of sales. Some will get loans, others will tap into their savings.

"The devastation is enormous", Giordano said. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets". In Santa Rosa, which saw neighborhoods and swaths of land overrun with fire, a curfew remains in effect from 6:45 7:15 a.m. It was our neighbor, who is a firefighter. "We want to be safe". Fuel, he says, when you don't have time to eat. That could lead to significant fines and penalties. "They buy a neighborhood". In some places, climate projections predict an increase in both drought and extreme precipitation events, suggesting more intense rainfall punctuated by longer or drier periods in between.

"Our top priority as I said all along, as soon as we evacuate people, is to start looking when we can repopulate", Gouvea said.

But the price breaks won't last forever. The wines will only reflect that. Both are growing in number. By Tuesday, some 2,000 homes and other structures had been destroyed. Republication, re-transmission or reuse without the express written consent of Bay City News, Inc. "It shouldn't be a big deal". These are a few of the major climate-related factors that may be at play. Most of the rebuilt homes were much larger than their predecessors. "Wind driven is basically powerful winds started pushing and intensifies the fire", said Captain Jimmy Bernal of the Rancho Fire District.

"It transformed the area", Stea says.

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