December 2017 Current Events: Disaster News

Updated September 25, 2021 | Infoplease Staff

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The world is a very busy place, and it's hard to stay on top of everything. Infoplease has got you covered. Here are the world news events you need to know so far for December 2017:

  1. California Wildfires Continue
  2. California Wildfires Continue to Burn

California Wildfires Continue

Wildfires in California

Another thousands of lives were uprooted, as people fled their California homes on December 5. The fires continue to blaze out of control, as law enforcement works tirelessly to diminish the flames. (CNN)

AP Photo/Rick Rycroft

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California Wildfires Continue to Burn

Wildfires in California

Wildfires in the state of California have destroyed more than 1,000 structures. The Thomas fire, which has affected more than 230,000 acres in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties, is now the fifth largest wildfire in modern California history. (CNN)

Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire Department via AP

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