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Thousands more evacuated as Wine Country blazes spread and death toll hits 21

The ferocious fires in Wine Country and beyond gobbled up new territory on multiple fronts Wednesday, threatening communities untouched by the previous onslaught — including the entire town of Calistoga and part of Fairfield — and prompting the evacuation of thousands more people. Fires raked across the state, but the primary battlefields were in Napa, Sonoma and Solano counties where wind gusts topping 30 mph were giving out-of-control fires new life. Even as the depth of the disaster was revealed — the death toll grew to 21 — the high...

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News Posted By: sfgate - Wednesday, 11 October, 2017