Thursday, September 23, 2021
(Reuters) - Heavy rains were due to create new problems for residents of Northern California late on Tuesday, raising the risk of mudslides in an area where people left homeless by the state’s deadliest wildfire remain huddled in parking lot encampments. State and federal officials warned people to be alert to the risk of sudden…
PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) - Authorities sifted through the charred wreckage of California’s deadliest ever wildfire on Sunday, searching for any signs of the 1,276 people now listed as missing after the Camp Fire tore through the mountain town of Paradise. The remains of 76 people have been recovered so far, 63 of whom have been…
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPresident Trump praised the efforts of police, politicians and recovery teams US President Donald Trump has visited California to survey the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in the state's history.The Camp Fire, in northern California, has killed at least 76 people.More than 1,200 people have been reported…
PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) - Forensic recovery teams searched for more victims in the charred wreckage of the northern California town of Paradise on Saturday as the number of people listed as missing in the state’s deadliest wildfire topped 1,000. President Donald Trump visited the devastated small community in the Sierra foothills, 175 miles (280 km)…
President Donald Trump is traveling to California on Saturday to survey damage from the deadly wildfires that have killed 71 people and potentially left more than 1,000 missing, a tragedy he’s blamed on mismanagement of the state’s forests by its Democratic leaders. He’s expected to tour the ruins of Paradise, a town all but leveled…
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDrone footage shows complete devastation in the Californian town of Paradise The number of people missing in northern California's devastating wildfire has leapt to more than 600, and seven more bodies have been found, according to local authorities.The missing persons' list has doubled since earlier on Thursday.The…
PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) - Fire crews in northern California seized on improved weather on Wednesday in their six-day-old battle to suppress the deadliest wildfire in state history as authorities reported at least 100 people still missing and National Guard troops arrived to help search for victims. Cal Fire firefighters comb through a house destroyed by…
PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) - White-clad forensic teams with cadaver dogs fanned out across a ghostly landscape strewn with ash and charred debris searching on Tuesday for more human remains left from a blaze that killed at least 42 people in California’s deadliest wildfire disaster. The intensified effort to locate victims came on the sixth day…
“My sincere hope is that I don’t have to come here each night and report a higher and higher number,” the Butte County sheriff, Kory L. Honea, said at a news conference on Monday night. [Here’s how you can help those affected by the fires] The authorities on Monday night released the names of three…
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCalifornia wildfires continue to rage Strong winds have been fuelling California's deadly fires as search-and-rescue teams begin the grim task of searching for bodies among the ashes.Winds of up to 40mph (64km/h) are expected throughout Tuesday in the state's south, where the Woolsey Fire is threatening some…