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Agents Scour Ravines, Canyons for Bodies After Wildfires

Border Patrol agents are scouring fire-ravaged ravines and canyons for dead bodies after discovering the charred remains of four people this week in the San Diego area.

Border Patrol agents are scouring fire-ravaged ravines and canyons for dead bodies after discovering the charred remains of four people this week in the San Diego area.

The bodies, believed to be migrants, were found in the woods near a remote Border Patrol checkpoint that was evacuated Monday as wildfires swept through the region.

Border Patrol agents found the bodies shortly after the agency returned to full force in the area. The San Diego County medical examiner's office says the ages and nationalities of the dead are unknown. It's unclear when they died.

The Border Patrol says it has arrested more than 200 migrants since Sunday in the area torched by the Harris Fire, which has burned 84,000 acres and continues to spread slowly.

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