Why the California wildfires are so deadly

With at least 36 dead and 3,500 buildings destroyed, the fires have been the most devastating since 1933. The BBC’s Dave Lee explores why.

Videos courtesy of Douglas Thron and Texas Parks and Wildlife.

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Los Angeles wildfires force thousands to evacuate

The flames spread to over 70 sq miles by Tuesday and firefighters have been unable to bring them under control.

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Wildfire scorches Rupert Murdoch’s winery as it rips through Bel-Air

Blaze burns part of media mogul’s property in LA neighborhood, as some see it as comeuppance for his climate skepticism

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