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Dec 06, 2018
Residents of Paradise head back into town to assess wildfire damage; over 4,000 officials working to restore gas and electricityMore than 50,000 people in Paradise and the neighbouring communities of Magalia and Concow were forced to quickly flee the towering, wind-driven flames that charred an area about the size of Chicago — 622 square kilometres — and became the deadliest US wildfire in at least a century.
Nov 18, 2018
California wildfires: Toll rises to 78, over 1,200 people still missing; firefighters say blaze contained 50%A second blaze in Southern California called the Woolsey Fire started northwest of Los Angeles also on 8 November and has been moving toward the Pacific Coast.
Nov 17, 2018
California wildfires: Number of people missing crosses 1,000, at least 74 killed so far; rescue operations still underwayThe number of people missing in a devastating wildfire in northern California jumped to more than 1,000 on Friday, authorities said, as the remains of eight other victims were found by rescuers.
Nov 16, 2018
California wildfire: Number of missing people climbs to 631, Donald Trump set to visit Paradise on SaturdayThe seven additional victims brings to 63 the number of people who have died in the Camp Fire. Authorities said the list of missing people had jumped from 300 to 631 during the day as investigators went back and reviewed emergency calls made when the so-called Camp Fire in northern California erupted on 8 November.
Nov 15, 2018
California wildfires: Search underway for over 100 missing people; Governor says state 'in midst of a catastrophe'Firefighters backed by air tankers and helicopters battled California's raging wildfires for a seventh day on Wednesday as the authorities in the worst-hit county released a list of over 100 missing people.
Nov 12, 2018
Toll in California wildfires rises to 29, making it deadliest in state's history; 250,000 people forced to flee homesThe "Camp Fire" — in the northern foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains — is the largest and most destructive of several infernos that have sent 250,000 people fleeing their homes across the tinder-dry state, razing 6,400 homes in the town of Paradise and effectively wiping it off the map. "
Nov 10, 2018
California wildfires: Two fast-moving blazes claim nine lives, force thousands to flee their homesFanned by ferocious Santa Ana winds and fueled by dry tinder, the fires immolated a mountain town and jangled the nerves of many tens of thousands of residents forced to evacuate their homes.