California Wildfires Deadliest In State’s Modern History

By CBS Miami

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SANTA ROSA, CA (CBSMiami) – The wildfires in Northern California are now the deadliest in the state’s modern history.

There have been 31 deaths so far. Search teams and cadaver dogs began the recovery of victims from “hot zones.” Authorities say some remains are so beyond recognition, they will use serial numbers on medical implants, like hip replacements, to i.d. victims.

“Some of them are merely ashes and bones and we may never get truly confirmative identification on ashes, cremated you can’t get ID,” said Somoma County Sheriff Rob Giordano.

In Somoma County, about 400 people are [READ MORE HERE]

Source: CBS Local

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