US: 21 DEAD IN CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES, HUNDREDS MISSING

US: 21 DEAD IN CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES, HUNDREDS MISSING. Damaged wine making vats and tanks due to a wildfire stand in ashes and debris at the production house of Paradise Ridge Winery in Santa Rosa, California on Oct 11, 2017. Workers in Northern California's renowned wine country picked through charred debris and weighed what to do with pricey grapes after wildfires swept through lush vineyards and destroyed at least two wineries and damaged many others. Massive wildfires sweeping through California have killed at least 21 people and damaged thousands of homes, businesses and other buildings, authorities said. Firefighters were still battling 22 wildfires in multiple California counties Wednesday morning. Intensified by strong winds, the flames have charred about 170,000 acres of land, damaged or destroyed at least 3,500 structures and forced nearly 20,000 residents to evacuate. Photo courtesy Agencies

Last Updated: 2017-10-12

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