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Lester Mason
November 14, 2018

Honea said his office is bringing in more resources to expedite the grim tasks of processing and identifying human remains.

The human remains - which were found in Paradise, Butte County - were located in homes, Sheriff Kory Honea said at a news conference Tuesday.

The total count of the victims of the blaze, dubbed Camp Fire, in the state amounted to 50, as two bodies were recovered hundreds of kilometres to the south in the scorching path of another fire, named Woolsey, near Malibu.

Before the Paradise tragedy, the deadliest single fire on record in California was a 1933 blaze in Griffith Park in Los Angeles that killed 29.

Some residents have took to social media to share what little was left of their own homes upon their return.

The town's mayor has estimated that 80-90% of the town's neighbourhoods were destroyed in the fire.

Moniz's 67-year-old husband then called her again from a friend's house.

There was also some relief in areas where people had evacuated from the Woolsey Fire.

The fire tore across 125,000 acres leaving at least 6,453 homes and 260 commercial buildings in its wake, numbers that are expected to rise as the damage is surveyed.

PG&E did not maintain its infrastructure and failed to properly inspect and manage its power transmission lines, according to the lawsuit filed in state court in California by more than two dozen fire victims.

To the south, Woolsey Fire has blackened almost 94,000 acres and was also 30 percent contained as of Monday night, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CalFire). It happened "near E Street/Alfa Road" - the same intersection where Cal Fire said the Woolsey Fire began. "We're starting to get a handle on this fire", said Captain Brian McGrath of the Ventura County Fire Department in an online briefing.

At least 7,600 homes have been destroyed by the Camp Fire.

The fires have forced a quarter of a million people to flee their homes and seven evacuation shelters have been set up in Butte County, three of which are already full, according to the authorities.

President Donald Trump has declared the fires a major disaster, freeing up federal funding for those affected by the blazes.

CBS2 and KCAL9 are teaming up with the Los Angeles Rams and the United Way to help raise money for victims of the recent fires in Ventura and L.A. counties.

Trump had earlier earned the ire of state officials with a claim that "gross mismanagement" of forestry in the state was responsible for the damage.

"This is not the new normal, this is the new abnormal", California Governor Jerry Brown said in a stark warning over the likely damaging effects of climate change.

"Unfortunately, the best science is telling us that the dryness, warmth, drought, all those things, they're going to intensify".

The Paradise Inn is seen ablaze during the fire's overtaking of the town.

Over the weekend, the "Woolsey Fire" engulfed parts of Thousand Oaks, where a Marine Corps veteran shot dead 12 people in a country music bar on Wednesday.

She said she and her father packed a vehicle with important documents, photos, and the family's pet cat and dogs, and headed for the nearby city of Chico.

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