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The death toll in California’s Cam Fire has been lowered from 88 to 85 after authorities realized that the remains of at least one person had been mistakenly put into different bags, Butte County... Sheriff Kory L. Honea said Monday. The revised count still makes the Camp Fire, which tore through northern California in November,…
Three weeks after flames incinerated most of a Northern California town in the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century, the search for more human remains has officially ended with at least 88 people... confirmed dead and nearly 200 still listed as missing.
Some evacuation orders could be lifted early next week for areas devastated by a Northern California wildfire, and residents should be prepared to find bones or bone fragments as they …
With both fires nearly fully-contained, the worst is finally over.
More rain is forecast for northern California over the weekend, boosting firefighters' efforts to extinguish the last of the wildfires that have raged there for two weeks, but raises the risk of flash... floods and landslides in the scorched Sierra Nevada foothills.
The daughter of a man killed in a California's fire is suing Pacific Gas & Electric Co., saying the utility could have prevented the blaze
Hundreds of people remain missing in the wake of a pair of deadly wildfires that have been burning across both ends of California.
Local officials say more than 1,200 people reported missing - but that number could fluctuate.
The number of people missing after California's deadliest and most destructive wildfire jumped on Saturday to 1,276, despite authorities locating hundreds of people who scattered when the Camp Fire... tore through the mountain town of Paradise.
Another eight bodies have also been found, bringing the death toll in the Camp Fire to 71.
The number of dead victims in the Northern California wildfire has increased to 71, while the missing persons list has grown from 631 to over 1,000.
Some areas of Northern California that were ravaged by the deadly Camp Fire now have the worst air quality in the world, new readings show. The US Environmental Protection Agency's Air Quality Index... assigns numbered scores based on how harmful prolonged exposure would be, with levels between 201 and 300 deemed "very unhealthy." In the...
The death toll in Northern California’s devastating Camp fire rose to 63 on Thursday as officials found the remains of seven more victims. In addition to the rising toll in Calfornia’s deadliest... forest fire, the Butte County Sheriff’s office said that more than 600 people are reported missing. Sheriff Kory Honea has asked relatives of...
On Thursday, search teams in Northern California discovered seven more bodies in the Camp Fire burn area, bringing the blaze's death toll to 63. Authorities say there are now 631 people missing, up... from 130 on Wednesday evening. The fire, the deadliest in state history, has burned 141,000 acres, destroyed 11,862 structures, and is about 40 percent contained. Most of the deaths occurred in the town of Paradise, which was almost entirely wiped out by the fire. Officials said it could take several weeks to finish searching for victims.
Hundreds of rescue personnel dressed in white overalls are sifting through smoldering rubble and mangled cars, searching for human remains in California's deadliest and most destructive wildfire.
In the wake of the deadliest wildfire in California's history, the town of Paradise was left looking as if it had been hit by a nuclear bomb. Home after home in the Northern California town was burned... to its foundation by an unprecedented blaze, which has taken at least 56 lives. Dubbed the Camp Fire...
U.S. National Guard troops fanned out to scour the ruins of the devastated town of Paradise on Thursday for remains of victims as 130 people remained listed as missing in California's deadliest... wildfire on record, whose death toll has risen to 56.
The death toll in the devastating Northern California Camp fire rose to 56 on Wednesday as authorities searched for more victims. The grim update came on Wednesday evening as officials in Butte County... said there were still 130 people reported missing. More than 5,000 fire personnel were battling the blaze that was now 35 percent...
The company's stock has been cut almost in half since last week as investors assess the potential payout if its equipment is found to blame.
Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea announced the grim news during a press conference, acknowledgingthe "very, very difficult task" of trying to find bodies in charred homes could mean that residents will... eventually be the ones to discover loved ones themselves.
Sixteen crews of prison inmates are assisting to help contain the Camp Fire that has destroyed thousands of acres about 90 miles north of Sacramento.
The remains of 13 additional victims in the Northern California wildfire were recovered on Monday -- raising the death toll to 42 people. Authorities announced the additional remains were discovered... at a press conference on Monday evening, making it the Camp Fire in Paradise, California the deadliest wildfire in state history. The inferno destroyed more...
Four days after the Camp Fire blaze ripped through the small town of Paradise, Calif., more than 200 residents are still missing, the sheriff's office said.
The apocalypse descended on Paradise at dawn. It was 6:30 a.m., and some of the California town's residents were just waking up, while others had already headed to work. Bus drivers began picking up... schoolkids, and seniors ate breakfast in the town's assisted-living facilities. As the Camp Fire started to bear down Thursday, the sky...
A fire chief says drought, rain and a new dry spell is a "recipe for destruction."