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DEVELOPING: Couple Married 75 Years Dies in Northern California Fire

NAPA, CALIFORNIA (ALBOENEWS) — An elderly couple who was married for 75-years died together in the northern California wildfires this week, according to officials.

Charles Rippey, 100, and Sara Rippey, 98, died in the Atlas Fire sometime between late Sunday and early Monday morning in Napa.

A tragic quote from local media: ‘“From where they found his body, he was trying to get from his room to her room,” said the son, Mike Rippey. “He never made it. Even if he had gotten there, he wouldn’t have been able to get her out.”’

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