More than 1000 homes destroyed as Carr Fire rages on in California

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The 11-day-old Carr Fire, which has scorched almost 126,000 acres (51,000 hectares) in the scenic Shasta-Trinity region north of Sacramento, remains the largest and most fearsome of 18 significant wildfires burning across California and more than 100 nationwide.

A fire that struck Tuesday afternoon in Mendocino County continued to burn unchecked Wednesday morning, estimated at 1,000 acres, according to Cal Fire.

Crews have extended buffer lines carved out of thick, dry brush along the fire's edge to 35 percent of its perimeter, with partial containment lines continuing even farther, officials said.

After days of concern over a number of missing individuals, authorities said Wednesday that all those who had been reported missing have now been accounted for. Get the full story in the video above.

Temperatures will soar into the lower 100s in many places, Norman said, and whipping winds will be "wildly fluctuating as the fires generate their own localized wind".

Our crews spent the next 24 hours providing structure defense as the fire devastated the Redding area.

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But assistant U.S. attorney Uzo Asonye said of Gates: "He may testify, he may not". "We're trying to shorten the trial". None said they knew Manafort, his lawyers or their law firms. "It's evidence of his income". "They've got one song".

As many as 38,000 residents were under evacuation orders at the height of the fire late last week. Jerry Brown warned today that "nature is powerful, and we're not on the side of nature", and that devastating blazes are "the new normal".

Grass Valley firefighters found a dish and provided the two newfound friends with fresh water as other firefighters searched for a way to contain the pair for the SPCA; they were able to find an animal carrier.

Two people have been killed, but no houses have been damaged or destroyed, fire officials said.

The fire is 196 square miles - more than three times the size of the city of Redding.

Twin fires in Mendocino and Lake Counties, 120 miles north of San Francisco, had burned through 140 square miles and destroyed 10 homes. 101 at 3:46 p.m. that "started a fire".

Of the firefighting force of 12,000 on the ground, around 3000 are prison inmates deployed as part of the Conservation Camps program which is jointly managed by CalFire and the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR).

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