Death toll from California fires rises to 10

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Mail Online—The toll from the California wildfires rose to 10 Thursday after a heavy equipment mechanic assigned to the Carr Fire was killed in a road accident,...

14,000 Fight Devastating California Fires, 2 Arsonists Charged As Death Toll Rises. "Everything is on a 100 times scale," exclaimed Craig Cottrill, chief of the Wellington Fire Department in New Zealand, who along with 52 other firefighters from down under, are battling the biggest wildfires California has ever seen. "This thing's massive." In fact there are now over 14,000 on the frontline with crews, including almost 2,000 inmates, 200 soldiers, and dozens of firefighters from overseas. They are deployed statewide and led by Cal Fire. The state's firefighting agency...