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United States of America (the): Wild Fire: 2017/10/08 Country Information on DRR

Period 2017/10/08
Country or District United States of America (the)
Event Type Wild Fire
Outline Wildfires killed more than 15, destroying 1,500 homes and other buildings in California, the United States.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Reuters 2017/10/11
At least 41 people have been confirmed dead in the week of fires. With 88 people still unaccounted for in Sonoma County alone

Reuters 2017/10/08
The flames from 17 major blazes have blackened more than 115,000 acres (46,500 hectares) since fires broke out on Sunday, 8 October, amid hot, dry conditions and high winds. About 150 people were missing.

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