California Wildfire Kills Children, Great-Grandmother
Two children and their great-grandmother were latest to be killed in a Northern California wildfire that has claimed a total of five people, CNN reported on Saturday. Melody Bledsoe, 70, James Roberts, 5, and Emily Roberts, 4 had been missing since Thursday and were reported dead by their relatives. A total of five people have been killed in the Carr Fire, which began Monday, including fire inspector Jeremy Stoke and bulldozer operator Don Ray Smith. The fire covered 48,000 acres Friday evening and spread to cover 85,000 acres of Northern California land by Saturday afternoon. Only was five percent the fire has been contained, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said.