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Ten people died Monday in California as wildfires ravaged the San Francisco Bay area, emergency officials said.
The Sonoma County Sheriff's Office confirmed seven fire-related deaths in the county, minutes after Cal Fire said two others died in the Atlas Fire in Napa County. The proclamation covers Napa, Sonoma and Yuba counties, areas famous in the wine industry. "It's not under control by any means." Fire officials said more than 1,500 structures have burned so far, including homes. Napa County Fire Chief Barry Biermann said low humidity and a lack of resources have driven the fire.
The Los Angeles Times reported the fire's burned 35,000 acres.
Fires throughout the region have been fanned by strong, dry northeastern winds.
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The Redwood Complex Fire injured one person in Mendocino County.
All told, fires in Northern California have so far burned a minimum of 45,000 acres.