Death Toll in Camp Fire Rises to 29 as Grim Search for Remains Continues

Authorities in Butte County reported six additional deaths in the Camp Fire, raising the death toll to 29 and matching the deadliest wildfire on record in California history.

California wildfire toll matches deadliest ever with 29 victims

The number of dead in a wildfire raging in California rose to 29 on Sunday, matching the deadliest in the state's history as recovery teams found six more bodies in the grim search through the wreckage. The "Camp Fire" -- in the northern foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains -- is the

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As relatives desperately searched shelters for missing loved ones on Sunday, crews searching the smoking ruins of Paradise and outlying areas found six more bodies, raising the death toll to 29, matching the deadliest wildfire in state history.

Rescuers begin the task of scouring the wreckage of the most destructive fire in state records, in search of remains of the dead

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"We are entering a new normal. The rate of spread is exponentially more than it used to be," said Ventura County Fire Chief Mark Lorenzen.

The infernos raging at both ends of California have created a double nightmare for residents. Many who fled fires found themselves stuck on traffic-clogged roads. Some died in their cars.

The Latest: Sheriff: 6 more bodies found; total of 29

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Hunt continues for victims of most destructive wildfire in Californian history

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More bodies found as officials fight California wildfire | WTOP

Sheriff’s investigators have begun the agonizing task of scouring through the wreckage of California’s most destructive fire on record in search of the dead. By Sunday, the death toll had reached 31, but it seemed likely to climb.