Mormon leaders visit fire evacuees in northern California

NAPA VALLEY, Calif. (ABC4 Utah) - Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were in Northern California over the weekend to comfort those recently impacted by the deadliest wildfires in California state history.

Elder Carl B. Cook of the Seventy and Elder Paul H. Watkins, an Area Seventy, traveled to the Napa Valley Saturday to visit with local church leaders and residents

Church leaders also went to Napa in the afternoon for a combined meeting for several congregations. After the worship service, Latter-day Saints in Napa gathered for dinner.

The wildfires in northern California have destroyed thousands of structures and claimed the lives of at least 40 people over the past week. Dozens of people are still reported missing.



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