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Wildfires impacting cell service, complicating search for the missing

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SANTA ROSA, Calif. — The wildfires raging through Northern California have also knocked out cell phone service, making it more difficult for people to call for and get help, and for families to locate loved ones. On Sunday night, Sonoma County dispatchers were flooded with calls for help, reports CBS News correspondent …

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California wineries struggle to assess the damage

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NAPA, Calif. – Metal racks sagging with dozens of blackened bottles were among the smoldering remains of a Napa Valley winery destroyed by wildfires that raced through a region famous for its fine food and drink. The bottles were empty, sucked dry of wine. Some wine barrels were intact, as …

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California wildfires: "Like somebody dropped a bomb"

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The death toll from California’s fast-moving wildfires continues to climb. Firefighters now say 17 people have died. Seventeen wildfires are burning across the state and have destroyed more than 2,000 homes and businesses. Much of the destruction is concentrated in the heart of California’s wine country – and the state’s …

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