Wild­fires could spread

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SONOMA, Cal­i­for­nia – Firefighters feared resur­gent winds and dry con­di­tions yes­ter­day would spread the wild­fires that have killed at least 21 peo­ple, de­stroyed 3 500 homes and busi­nesses and blan­keted North­ern Cal­i­for­nia’s famed wine coun­try in smoke.

Nearly 170 000 acres (68 797 hectares) have been scorched by 22 large fires in what state fire of­fi­cials say is one of the dead­li­est wild­fire out­breaks in Cal­i­for­nia his­tory. ( Reuters)

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