Telecommunications outages have worsened in recent years as wildfires have become more common and more destructive.
Blazes have killed 25 people, destroyed 2,000 homes and scorched an area twice the size of the U.S. state of Maryland.
Waseca officer in critical but stable condition after being shot in the head.
“Jackson was one of the best firefighters that you could ever have on a fire scene,"
They include hot-shot and helicopter crew members with experience attacking fires.
Hospitals brought in teams of social workers and psychologists to deal with the mental trauma.
French prosecutors said a knife attack on Friday that left one man dead and two women injured in a park in the Paris area is being treated as terror-related.
A 2-year-old girl and two adults were found dead after an explosion ignited a fire.
California state agencies said they're owed about $3.3 billion, and federal agencies including FEMA filed claims totaling $4.3 billion.
Family of seven asleep on the second floor of their Hemet apartment when the fire started.