The death toll from raging California wildfires rose to 31 — making it the deadliest series of blazes in the state’s history — as recovery teams used cadaver dogs to locate victims.
The fires, which began on Sunday, have swept through California’s wine country, leaving thousands of people homeless and burning more than 190,000 acres of land.
Gusty winds were hampering the efforts of the 8,000 firefighters battling 20 blazes, and weather forecasts do not see conditions improving. (AFP)
Here are aerial views of the devastation caused by the Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa, Calif.