Deadly fires hit California wine country



Parts of California’s wine region are being ravaged by fast-spreading fires that have killed at least 10 people, the BBC reports.

Mass evacuations have taken place and at least 1,500 properties have been destroyed. Seven people were killed in Sonoma county, authorities said.

About 20,000 people fled from Napa, Sonoma and Yuba counties after some of the state’s worst-ever wildfires broke out.

The governor of California has declared an emergency.

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