Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

National Audio 8:05 PM ET

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National Audio 8:05 PM ET

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NAT173 - (US-California-Wildfires) SANTA ROSA, Calif. x-10s. A fifth day of desperate firefighting in California wine country brought a glimmer of hope today as crews battling the flames reported their first progress toward containing the massive blazes. Sonoma County Sheriff Rob Giordano (jee-ohr-DA'-noh) says his office is now concentrating on the search for missing persons, with over 250 cases still outstanding. ("..recover remains.") (SOURCE:The Associated Press)

TAG: The scale of the disaster also became clearer as authorities said the fires had chased an estimated 90-thousand people from their homes and destroyed at least 57-hundred homes and businesses. The death toll rose to 34, making this the deadliest week of wildfires in California history. …

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