Wildfires – California, USA
Authorities searching through the blackened aftermath of California’s deadliest wildfire Wednesday released the names of some 130 people who are unaccounted, including many in their 80s and 90s, and dozens more could still be unaccounted for. Officials in Northern California said Tuesday that search crews had found six more bodies, bringing the death toll from the so-called Camp Fire to 56 and the statewide total to 59.
Meanwhile cities in California up tp 350 miles from the wildfires are feeling the effects of the smoke. On Wednesday a public health emergency was declared due to the wildfire smoke pollution.