California: Hundreds Still Missing as Wildfire Death Toll Rises to 40

HeadlineOct 16, 2017

In California, the death toll from unprecedented wildfires has risen to at least 40, with hundreds more missing, as firefighters continue to battle 15 major blazes across the state. The fires have  destroyed thousands of homes and businesses and are now the deadliest in California since record keeping began. At least 100,000 people have been forced to evacuate, with about 75,000 people still displaced. Later in the broadcast, we’ll go to California for the latest on the wildfires.

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