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"Fact finding on the accident is ongoing and notification of the next of kin is in progress", Cal Fire said. "More information will be released as it becomes available".
The fire, which consists of the Ranch and River fires in Northern California, is the largest fire in state history.
Tens of thousands have been told to evacuate this fire season, including residents in Yosemite National Park.
The Mendocino Complex Fire, which consists of both the Ranch and River fires, has burned through about 350,000 acres in Mendocino, Lake and Colusa counties.
Dry, hot and windy weather has fuelled the fires this season, making them hard to contain.
Dozens feared dead in Italy bridge collapse
While that remained the official death toll, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said from Genoa that the number would rise. The section of the toll motorway that collapsed was elevated over a river and a portion of the city of Genoa .
Partial Solar eclipse today; few things to keep in mind
For those disappointed they missed out on this eclipse, in less than six months time a full lunar eclipse will take place. However, according to the worldwide time, the partial solar eclipse will start from 8 a.m. 2 min and end at 11.30 am.
Erdogan says Turkey to ‘boycott’ US electronic goods
In his words, Turkey is once again facing "political and bad game". "With God's permission we will overcome this", he says. People pass in front of into a jewellery shop where gold bangles are on display in Istanbul on August 8, 2018.
Cal Fire later confirmed more details, saying that it was a firefighter from Utah who was injured. Hughes was the second firefighter to die in the blaze after Braden Varney was killed July 13.
Three other firefighters perished while battling the devastating Carr Fire, which also killed four civilians and a utility worker and burned more than 1,500 structures.
Firefighters from all over the country have been helping California battle a series of deadly and devastating wildfires in recent weeks that have spread through drought-parched forests and rural communities.
CAL FIRE officially lists two firefighter deaths in the blaze, though San Francisco ABC station KGO reported a third firefighter, Andrew Brake, was killed in a vehicle accident traveling to the fire.
In Southern California the Holy Fire, which authorities say was set on August 6 by a disgruntled homeowner in an Orange County canyon, was 59 percent contained after torching more than 22,000 acres and destroying a dozen cabins.