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After a brief delay to let a downpour pass, volunteers resume their search for human remains at a mobile home park in Paradise, Calif., Friday, Nov. 23, 2018.
AP Photo/Kathleen Ronayne
November 25, 2018 - 11:49 am
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — A massive wildfire that killed dozens of people and destroyed thousands of homes in Northern California is finally contained The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said Sunday that the Camp fire has been surrounded by firefighters after several days of...
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Eric Darling and his dog Wyatt are part of a search team from Orange County in Southern California who are among several teams conducting a second search of a mobile home park after the deadly Camp Fire in Paradise, Calif., Friday, Nov. 23, 2018.
(AP Photo/Kathleen Ronayne)
November 24, 2018 - 9:12 pm
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The catastrophic wildfire in Northern California is nearly out after several days of rain, but searchers are still completing the meticulous task of combing through now-muddy ash and debris for signs of human remains. Crews resumed the grim work Saturday as rain cleared out...
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In this Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 file photo, a home burns as the Camp Fire rages through Paradise, Calif. Authorities say the fire is 95 percent contained Thursday, Nov. 22.
AP Photo/Noah Berger, File
November 23, 2018 - 12:34 pm
By John Rogers LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The so-called Camp Fire in Northern California in many ways has become the worst wildfire in the history of a state whose topography and climate have long made it ripe for devastating blazes. With terrain ranging from steep, tree-topped mountains to dry, brush-...
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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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Lidia Steineman, who lost her home in the Camp Fire, prays during a vigil for fire victims on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in Chico, Calif.
AP Photo/Noah Berger, Pool
November 19, 2018 - 7:04 am
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The search for remains of victims of the devastating Northern California wildfire has taken on new urgency as rain in the forecast could complicate those efforts while also bringing relief to firefighters on the front lines. Up to 400 people fanned out Sunday to search the...
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Wildfire evacuee Greg Gibson looks for information about his missing neighbors at The Neighborhood Church in Chico, Calif., on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018.
AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus
November 14, 2018 - 8:01 am
By Martha Mendoza and Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press CHICO, Calif. (AP) — A message board at a shelter for the many people who fled California's deadliest wildfire is filled with photos of the missing, as well as pleas for any information about relatives and friends. "I hope you are okay," reads...
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Chris and Nancy Brown embrace while searching through the remains of their home, leveled by the Camp Fire, in Paradise, Calif., on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018.
AP Photo/Noah Berger
November 13, 2018 - 7:09 am
UPDATED: 11:35 a.m. ___ By Martha Mendoza and Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities moved to set up a rapid DNA-analysis system and bring in cadaver dogs, mobile morgues and more search teams in an intensified effort to find and identify victims of the deadliest...
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A sign still stands at a McDonald's restaurant burned in the Camp Fire, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, in the northern California town of Paradise.
AP Photo/John Locher
November 12, 2018 - 9:20 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California utilities again are facing severe financial pressures from the possibility that their equipment sparked catastrophic wildfires, including two that are now burning at either end of the state. The pressure comes even though Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation in...
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As the Camp Fire burns nearby, a scorched car rests by gas pumps near Pulga, Calif., on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018.
AP Photo/Noah Berger
November 12, 2018 - 6:43 am
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The dead were found in burned-out cars, in the smoldering ruins of their homes, or next to their vehicles, apparently overcome by smoke and flames before they could jump in behind the wheel and escape. In some cases, there were only charred fragments of bone, so small that...
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An American flag is draped over the charred remains of an old pickup truck entering Point Dume along the pacific coast highway in Malibu, Calif., on Sunday Nov. 11, 2018.
AP Photo/Richard Vogel
November 12, 2018 - 6:35 am
By Christopher Weber, Associated Press MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Relief and heartache await those starting to return home to a Southern California wildfire zone. Eager to know the status of his house, 69-year-old Roger Kelly defied evacuation orders Sunday and hiked back into Seminole Springs, his...
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