Four people killed in California’s biggest and deadliest wildfire of the year were identified on Friday.
Charles Cage, 79; Judith Cage, 82; The local sheriff’s office said John Kogan, 76, and Kathleen Schupman, 73, were killed in the McKinney Fire.
All four victims were residents of the small village on the Kalamath River, about 10 miles south of the Oregon border.
The McKinney Fire devastated the city of about 200 people, turning almost the entire place to ashes and rubble.
Another dozen people have been injured in the fire, which was 95% as of Friday. The fire has burned more than 60,000 acres and destroyed nearly 200 structures.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation. It started in Kalamath National Forest and spread rapidly after a strong thunderstorm.