California Wildfire Nearly Contained, But Hundreds Still Missing

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With the help of steady rain, firefighters have nearly contained the devastating Camp Fire blaze that’s killed 84 and destroyed thousands of homes in Northern California, but responders are still searching for hundreds of missing people and struggling to identify remains amid muddy ash and falling trees.

Authorities said the blaze was 95 percent contained two weeks after it swept across the Sierra Nevada foothills and burned more than 150,000 acres, leaving 475 people still missing just in that area, and 560 total across the state.

Crews continued their grim work Saturday in the all but obliterated town of Paradise, looking for bone fragments and clues for what happened to those haven’t been found.

Read more at NY POST.

{Matzav.com}

2 COMMENTS

  1. How is it that houses were burned down in this wildfire but trees and grass surrounding the houses were completely untouched and in some areas cars were burned out and trees surrounding it not even touched according to photos?

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