California: Wildfire Erupts in Santa Cruz Mountains as Death Toll Reaches 41

HeadlineOct 18, 2017
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Meanwhile, in Northern California, a new wildfire erupted in the Santa Cruz Mountains southwest of San Jose Tuesday—the latest in a record-setting fire season. The official death toll from the fires has reached 41, the deadliest in California history. Dozens more remain missing, and according to Sonoma County’s sheriff, some victims were reduced to ashes and bones and will never be identified.

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