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California fires spread as loss toll mounts

Ted Bunker 12 October 2017

Wildfires ravaging northern California's wine country have consumed over 160,000 acres and destroyed more than 1,300 buildings, the latest state data show. At least 23 deaths have been reported as well.

Across the Golden State, 21 wildfires have consumed over 191,000 acres and killed 24, according to state fire chief Ken Pimlott. In a briefing today he said the fires had destroyed over 3,500 structures thus far.

State Farm, one of the state's largest carriers, reported today that it had...

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