California wildfires have killed 21 people: official




  • In US
  • 2017-10-11 18:59:42Z
  • By Reuters

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Wildfires burning throughout California have killed 21 people, Ken Pimlott, director of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, said at a news conference on Wednesday.

The fatalities total was an increase from a tally of 17 deaths released earlier in the day.

(Reporting by Alex Dobuzinskis; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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