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USA: Napa Valley vineyards and wineries hit hard by California wildfires02:19

USA: Napa Valley vineyards and wineries hit hard by California wildfires

United States, Napa Valley
October 12, 2017 at 05:48 GMT -00:00 · Published

The Signorello Vineyards Estate, located on the Silverado Trail in Napa Valley, is one of the many wineries that have been ravaged by wildfires affecting California. Footage shot on Wednesday showed the extent of the damage to the vineyard’s premises and produce.Local resident Ramon Garcia said he has to look for "a different job" as he lost his as a consequence of the fires. Another local, James Brown, said: "If the wind changes direction we will be trapped," and added that authorities "haven't done mandatory evacuation yet."Fifteen separate wildfires raged in Northern California, killing at least 17 people amid 122,000 acres of affected land, and prompting a state of emergency.Fires began on Monday and have left firefighters unable to bring the infernos under control. At least 2,000 properties have been destroyed as a result and over 100 people were treated at hospitals for smoke and burn related injuries alone.

USA: Napa Valley vineyards and wineries hit hard by California wildfires02:19
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The Signorello Vineyards Estate, located on the Silverado Trail in Napa Valley, is one of the many wineries that have been ravaged by wildfires affecting California. Footage shot on Wednesday showed the extent of the damage to the vineyard’s premises and produce.Local resident Ramon Garcia said he has to look for "a different job" as he lost his as a consequence of the fires. Another local, James Brown, said: "If the wind changes direction we will be trapped," and added that authorities "haven't done mandatory evacuation yet."Fifteen separate wildfires raged in Northern California, killing at least 17 people amid 122,000 acres of affected land, and prompting a state of emergency.Fires began on Monday and have left firefighters unable to bring the infernos under control. At least 2,000 properties have been destroyed as a result and over 100 people were treated at hospitals for smoke and burn related injuries alone.

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