How did the Camp fire start in Paradise, California? #CaliforniaFires

The entire town of Paradise, in California, has been wiped out by the fire, which started on Thursday and  is still burning in surrounding communities. Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea said the county was bringing in a fifth search and recovery team. An anthropology team from California State University, Chico was also assisting, because in some cases “the only remains we are able to find are bones or bone fragments.”

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Honea said: “This weighs heavy on all of us, myself and especially those staff members who are out there doing what is important work but certainly difficult work.”

The victims have not yet been identified, but at least 110 people are still believed to be missing.

More than 6,700 buildings, almost all of them homes, have been destroyed.

Alex Hoon at the National Weather Servic said more firefighters were needed at the area on Saturday, as wind gusts of up to 50 miles per hour are expected until Monday, which could aggravate the fire further.


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Officials hope many of the elderly people on the

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