Grim Tally: Death toll climbs in California fires

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The death toll from the California wildfires has climbed to 42, and with dozens still missing or unaccounted for there is concern that number could go even higher.

 Three massive wildfires continue to burn out of control.

 They’re already the most destructive and deadly fires in California history, and still growing.

 Blowing embers are sparking new fires, including the Rocky Peak blaze late Monday that quickly raced across Simi Valley before it was contained.

 “We continue to respond to every new start with as much equipment, aviation assets as we can, to keep the foot print small,” says Ventura County Fire’s Chad Cook. 

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