Butte County

Crane company fires 3 employees after they post inappropriate pictures in Camp Fire wreckage
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December 17, 2018 - 11:13 am
By Amir Vera, CNN (CNN) -- One picture showed a dead cat with a beer bottle in its mouth. In another, a man is jumping through a burned trampoline. And then there's the one where two men pretend to go for a drive in the charred remains of a motor home. The photos are among several taken by...
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The burned remains of the Paradise Elementary school is seen in a Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 file photo, in Paradise, Calif.
AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File
December 03, 2018 - 11:20 am
By Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Monday marks a return to school and some semblance of routine for thousands of children who lost their homes to a deadly wildfire in Northern California. Schools in Butte County have been closed since Nov. 8, when the Camp Fire ignited...
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Brad Weldon gives his 89-year-old mother Norma Weldon a drink at their home in Paradise, Calif.
AP Photo/John Locher
November 19, 2018 - 8:11 am
By John Locher and Brian Melley, Associated Press PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Brad Weldon lost his home to fire when he was a kid, so when a deadly wildland blaze came roaring toward his ranch house in the pines where he lives with his 89-year-old blind mother, he wasn't going to let disaster strike...
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Tape marks a spot where sheriff's deputies recovered the body of a Camp Fire victim on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, in Paradise, Calif.
AP Photo/Noah Berger
November 15, 2018 - 12:25 pm
By Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press MAGALIA, Calif. (AP) — Cool weather helped fire crews gain ground Thursday against the nation's deadliest wildfire in a century, as the search went on for more bodies in the ashes of Paradise and surrounding communities. At least 56 people were killed, with 130...
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