Millions face power cuts as California fires spread

AFP / Josh Edelson Embers blow in the wind during the Kincade Fire near Geyserville, California on October 24, 2019

Californian officials warned on Saturday that “historic and extreme” wind conditions were set to fan raging wildfires in the north of the state as millions of residents face power cuts.

Governor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency as the so-called Kincade Fire spread to 23,700 acres (9,591 hectares) after breaking out on Wednesday in the Sonoma wine region.

Read more here: https://www.afp.com/en/news/717/millions-face-power-cuts-california-fires-spread-doc-1lr3x61

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