Deadliest fire week in California history

More than 3,500 structures destroyed and the death toll climbs to 32.
3:01 | 10/13/17

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We turn next to California's deadly and daef stevastated wildfires. Dangerous conditions expected through Sunday. Winds up to 50 miles an hour. Look at this tonight. Smoke 75 miles away in San Francisco. People wearing masks, schools closed. Linzie Janis amid new stories. One couple surviving in their neighbors' pool, the fire all around them. Reporter: Tonight firefighters keeping up the battle to save homes amid the deadliest week in California fire history. The enormity of this disaster we're only beginning to understand. Reporter: Harrowing stories of the victims emerging. The shepherd family's car catching fire. 14-year-old ky didn't make it. The rest of the family badly burned. The fires now larger than new York City. This is how so much of the battle against these fires is being fought, by hand. Firefighters spraying and raking the ground, putting out hot spots. More than 3,500 structures destroy destroyed. In sonoma a team of firefighters saving several homes in a few hours. We were literally running from house to house. It's super smokey, super hot. You can't see very well. Reporter: Hundreds of people still missing we're learning incredible stories of survival. You got to get out of that house. Reporter: Jan and John say their daughter called to alert them to the fire. I looked out my window and there was a wall of flame out my window. So that's how fast it happened for us. We had no warning. Reporter: Their only option, their neighbor's pool. Holding each other in the water. And countless family pets rescued, too. The sonoma county humane society treating cats with burned paws. Doing hard work to help save the animals. The story of the pool is something. Linzie Janis back with us. You were telling us they're estimating the damage to housing alone at more than $1 billion already? Reporter: That's right David. At least 5% of the housing here in Santa Rosa totally wiped out. The damage estimates, more than $1.2 billion. And you can see just how quickly people fled. These three wheelchairs left charred outside this house. David. Excellent reporting for us all week. Let's get to rob because there are red flag warnings in northern California and you were saying concern in southern California this weekend too? Yeah. You saw lyinsey's hot. Red flag warning where the winds reach critical fire criteria after midnight by tomorrow morning, Los Angeles and Ventura counties. These are dry Santa Ana winds dropping humidity levels below 10%. Dangerous levels right through the weekend. To the crisis in Puerto

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