Sonoma County Sheriff Robert Giordano said hundreds of people were still reported missing.
Police blocked off many roads and prevented people from going into the destroyed neighborhoods, where some people said they no longer could recognize streets and surroundings.
"This to me is like a nuclear bomb went off", Larson said near his home.
At least seven people died in the winemaking region of Sonoma, while two died in neighbouring Napa and another was killed in a blaze further north.
After a day of cooler weather and calmer winds, officials say low moisture and unsafe gusty winds will return to the region Wednesday afternoon, complicating firefighters' efforts.
He said his department was busy focussing on saving lives and containing the fires, but added the chance of the fires having been caused by lightning was "fairly minimal". "Hopefully, the answer is yes".
"This is similar to what you see in Beijing, China, in bad air days there", said Tom Flannigan, spokesman for the Bay Area Air Quality Management District. "Here we have interpretation of official comments provided by a woman who can read sign language for the deaf relayed to people whose hearing is okay", Howard wrote.
"We can only get so many places and we have only so many people to work on so many things", he said. Some 4,000 people are battling the fires, including crews from Nevada and the U.S. Forest Service.
Those words proved prescient as the death total rose to 21 known casualties Wednesday morning, a figure Pimlott described as "fluid" due to the number of missing or unaccounted for persons in a region savaged by a series of fires that sparked around the same time Sunday night.
A ring of flames closed around the Sacramento region this week, as almost two dozen wind-whipped wildfires stampeded across Northern California and left public safety officials searching for new superlatives to describe a fearsome trend.
"Understand these fires started after 10 p.m. around midnight on a Sunday night", Pimlott said when reporters asked about this issue Tuesday.
It was unclear how numerous missing might be fire victims rather than evacuees who merely failed to check in with authorities.
"These embers can twist and turn and wind up in other areas that might not be in the direction of the winds", Garcia said.
Dozens of names are on a dry erase board at the Finley Community Center in Santa Rosa, which the Red Cross had turned into an evacuation centre with dormitories, cold showers and three meals a day.
Among those who lost their homes are Raiders legend Cliff Branch, who said he fled his Santa Rosa house at 1:45 a.m. Monday after an early-morning call from his lawyer warning him the fire was "raging like Usain Bolt". "I don't know how effective that was". "We've had hurricanes three weeks in a row, an quake in Mexico City, and then this fire".
"The spread of the fire and predictions on the wind and seeing what we've seen had happen throughout our neighboring communities, obviously want to absolutely err on the side of caution here", he said.
As he surveyed the damage, he marveled how some of his neighbors' homes survived.
At one point, Gallogly asks Stipe whether she wants to be seen, to which she responds, "I want to go home and get in my bed". The clinic posted a statement from Gallogly on its Facebook page Wednesday afternoon.
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The airline is expected to bring its low-fare, bags-fly-free, no-fee model to the marketplace. "You can count on that", he said. The airline will need to obtain approval for Extended Operations (ETOPS) before they are able to embark on these new flights.
The Pakistan Army recovered five abducted foreigners kidnapped by terrorists in 2012 after an operation, it emerged on Thursday. They last were seen in a hostage video taken in December 2016 begging their governments to save them.
Kabir on Wednesday attended Miss Diva Grand Finale as a judge and was asked about the feeling to direct an iconic story. The much awaited trailer for " Padmavati " was released on Monday and exploded the internet in every way possible.
Hispanic Day is an annual national Bank Holiday commemorating when Christopher Columbus set foot in the Americas in 1492. Spain's defense ministry confirmed the Eurofighter went down in Albacete, southern Spain, on its return to base.
The case will return to the courts on Monday, where it will be decided whether or not a further appeal can be made against Apple. Ireland's global business reputation has been damaged by delays to the Apple data centre in Athenry, according to IBEC.
Swiss Prosecutors Investigating PSG Chairman
Valcke was interviewed by the attorney general's representatives in Geneva on Thursday "as a suspect", the statement said. Swiss prosecutors have opened up criminal proceedings against Paris Saint-Germain chairman Nasser Al-Khelaifi .
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Inter Milan and Juventus eye summer move for Olivier Giroud
Arsenal brought in £52m striker Alexandre Lacazette , meaning Giroud has been demoted to the bench for most of the season. During his time at the club, he has won the FA Cup three times, and scored a century of goals in 237 appearances.
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Retail inflation eases to 3.28% in September
Economists surveyed by Reuters had forecast 2.4% growth in output compared with a revised 0.9% year-on-year increase in July. Rate of price rise in pulses continued with deflationary trend at (-) 22.51 per cent and eggs prices fell by 0.15 per cent.