West Coast Wildfire Death Toll Hits 24 as Weather Aids Battle Against Blazes – The Wall Street Journal

Firefighters made some progress Saturday as improved weather conditions helped them battle wildfires in California and Oregon, but the death toll from blazes roaring across the two states since mid-August hit at least 24 while dozens remained missing.

Seven more people were found dead on Friday, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. Nine of the 19 California fatalities were in an area called the North Complex, which flared up with fires during windstorms earlier this week. The White House…

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