California Firefighters Report Progress after 5 Days of Firefighting

  • More than 9,000 firefighters are reportedly fighting the flames in California wine country to contain the raging fire that has till now destroyed over 3,500 homes and businesses along with killing 5 people. Though the emergency is not over yet, firefighters believe the fire can be contained after five days of desperate fire-fighting. Last available reports say that across northern California, 17 large fires are still burning. Reports say that firefighters have been rushed in from other states such as Arizona, Oregon, South Carolina, North Carolina, New Mexico, Montana, Idaho, Washington, and Nevada. Firefighting teams from Canada and Australia have also been called in to control the raging flames.

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