Firefighters outflank California blaze, last four missing found alive

An air tanker drops fire retardant to slow the spread of the River Fire (Mendocino Complex) near Lakeport, California, U.S. August 1, 2018. REUTERS/Fred Greaves

REDDING, Calif. (Reuters) – Weary firefighters in Northern California were outflanking a deadly, 10-day-old blaze on Wednesday that has destroyed over 1,000 homes as authorities reopened more evacuated neighborhoods and the last few people listed as missing were found alive. Aided for a third straight day by diminished winds, ground crews extended buffer lines carved […]

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