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North California smoky winds grow at least 23 dead, evacuations in towns

The officials of Napa issues evacuation advisories, the advisories were issued for neighborhoods along the eastern edges of the city.

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North California wildfires have been killed many and destroyed thousands of home, the death toll in wine county rose to 23 from 17 by the Wednesday night. California wine county is now facing dangerous smoky winds after the fierce fires that left many people dead as result the officials issued evacuation advisory.

North California smoky winds grow at least 23 dead, evacuations in towns

The officials issued the mandatory evacuation for parts of eastern Sonoma Valley that includes Castle Road and 7th Street East north of Lovall Valley Road, the evacuation order issued about 8:20 PM. The whole town evacuations were also issued for the residents of Calistoga and Geyserville. In addition, the firefighters had a tough fight with numerous fires overnight.

The officials of Napa also issues evacuation advisories, the advisories were issued for neighborhoods along the eastern edges of the city. The officials warned residents to be ready to leave their homes. An evacuation advisory also issued by the Santa Rosa police for neighborhoods in the city’s eastern end. On the other hand, there are mandatory evacuation orders in other neighborhoods along the north end of the city.

The agency said, “The fire is not an imminent threat, but the conditions may change quickly.”

A meteorologist with the National Weather Service, Will Pi said, “It’s a good heads-up to all the firefighters and emergency management that the conditions are going to be pretty bad in terms of the fire behaviors.”

Pi said, “We’re expecting the strongest winds to be tonight and tomorrow morning.”

The director of the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, Mark Ghilarducci said, “It’s an extremely stressful and challenging time.” Ghilarducci added, “We are all hands on deck.”

According to the officials, the situation in wine county remains highly dangerous.

Cal Fire Director Ken Pimlott said, “We’re not going to be out of the woods for a great many days to come.”

Gov. Jerry Brown said, “We’ve had big fires in the past.” Brown said, “This is one of the biggest.”

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