A roundup of info for the Camp Fire, now the deadliest wildfire in California history. Here’s what you need to know on deaths, the missing, where the fire is burning, timeline, what comes next, and more. This story will be updated.
Charles Miles, like many the residents left homeless by the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, had little before. The flames chased him from his home, and he was detained trying to return. But the small possessions that filled his life are now ash.
Investigators will use dental records, DNA evidence, motor vehicle numbers and other clues to identify victims of the Camp Fire in Butte County, California. Over 70 people died in the wildfire, the deadliest in state history, as of Saturday.
PG&E officials have reported they suffered a second problem with their high voltage overhead power lines in the hills above Paradise on the morning the devastating Camp Fire ignited. The company filed an incident report filed with the state Public Utilities Commission saying a high voltage line near the rural Concow area suffered an outage at 6:45 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8.
The National Weather Service said Saturday that rain will start falling late Tuesday in much of Northern California. It could hinder Thanksgiving travel and cause additional problems in Paradise but should clear the air.
Millions of television and social media viewers saw Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers donning a black hoodie with the words “Butte Strong” on it before and after a game with the Seattle Seahawks on Thursday.
Air quality in many parts of California plummeted as smoke thrown up by wildfires led to “hazardous conditions” around the Sacramento and San Francisco areas on November 16. This video, shot on Twin Peaks overlooking San Francisco, shows conditions.
The San Francisco SPCA and UC Davis vets are working to reunite pets rescued from the Northern CA Camp Fire with their owners. The animals’ burns are mild to severe, and most are unclaimed after the wildfire.