Reign of fire: California wildfires now 100 miles wide, threaten more wineries

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Firefighters assess the scene as a house burns in the Napa wine region of California as multiple wind-driven fires continue to ravage the area burning structures and causing widespread evacuations. (AFP Photo)

Firefighters assess the scene as a house burns in the Napa wine region of California as multiple wind-driven fires continue to ravage the area burning structures and causing widespread evacuations. (AFP Photo)

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A helicopter drops water near homes at the Anaheim Hills neighborhood in Anaheim, California after a fire spread quickly through the area prompting mandatory evacuations and freeway closures. (AFP Photo)

A helicopter drops water near homes at the Anaheim Hills neighborhood in Anaheim, California after a fire spread quickly through the area prompting mandatory evacuations and freeway closures. (AFP Photo)

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A sign is posted outside Cline Cellars on October 13, 2017 in Sonoma, California. (AFP Photo)

A sign is posted outside Cline Cellars on October 13, 2017 in Sonoma, California. (AFP Photo)

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A search and rescue team searches for bodies at a property where a person was reported missing in Santa Rosa, California. Hundreds of people are still missing in massive wildfires which have swept through California. (AFP Photo)

A search and rescue team searches for bodies at a property where a person was reported missing in Santa Rosa, California. Hundreds of people are still missing in massive wildfires which have swept through California. (AFP Photo)

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Flames threaten to crest a hilltop near Sonoma, California, late October 11, 2017. (AFP Photo)

Flames threaten to crest a hilltop near Sonoma, California, late October 11, 2017. (AFP Photo)

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Firefighter Chris Oliver walks between grape vines as a helicopter drops water over a wildfire burning near a winery Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, in Santa Rosa, California. Fire crews made progress this week in their efforts to contain the massive wildfires in California wine country, but officials say strong winds are putting their work to the test. (AP Photo)

Firefighter Chris Oliver walks between grape vines as a helicopter drops water over a wildfire burning near a winery Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, in Santa Rosa, California. Fire crews made progress this week in their efforts to contain the massive wildfires in California wine country, but officials say strong winds are putting their work to the test. (AP Photo)

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Signorello Estate Winery owner Ray Signorello (R), who flew in from Canada, views the remains of his winery in Napa, California. (AFP Photo)

Signorello Estate Winery owner Ray Signorello (R), who flew in from Canada, views the remains of his winery in Napa, California. (AFP Photo)

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The main building at Paras Vinyards burns in the Mount Veeder area of Napa in California on October 10, 2017. (AFP Photo)

The main building at Paras Vinyards burns in the Mount Veeder area of Napa in California on October 10, 2017. (AFP Photo)

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Heather Tiffee wipes her eyes as she looks through the remains of her parents' home after it was destroyed by the Atlas Fire on October 13, 2017 in Napa, California. (AFP Photo)

Heather Tiffee wipes her eyes as she looks through the remains of her parents' home after it was destroyed by the Atlas Fire on October 13, 2017 in Napa, California. (AFP Photo)

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A firefighter watches smoke billow as flames approach a residential area in Sonoma in California. (AFP Photo)

A firefighter watches smoke billow as flames approach a residential area in Sonoma in California. (AFP Photo)

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Flames overtake a structure as nearby homes burn in the Napa wine region in California as multiple wind-driven fires continue to whip through the region. (AFP Photo)

Flames overtake a structure as nearby homes burn in the Napa wine region in California as multiple wind-driven fires continue to whip through the region. (AFP Photo)

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A woman evacuates horses as strong Santa Ana winds blow fire and smoke from the Canyon 2 Fire toward them in Orange, California. (AFP Photo)

A woman evacuates horses as strong Santa Ana winds blow fire and smoke from the Canyon 2 Fire toward them in Orange, California. (AFP Photo)

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Firefighters battle a wildfire near Santa Rosa, California, US, October 14, 2017. (REUTERS)

Firefighters battle a wildfire near Santa Rosa, California, US, October 14, 2017. (REUTERS)

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A woman walks dogs through the fire-devastated Coffey Park neighborhood on October 14, 2017 in Santa Rosa, California. (AFP Photo)

A woman walks dogs through the fire-devastated Coffey Park neighborhood on October 14, 2017 in Santa Rosa, California. (AFP Photo)

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