Wildfires

FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2018, file photo, Arissa Harvey, 16, left, and her sister Arianne Harvey sit on the bed of a truck as they drive through their neighborhood burned in a wildfire in Paradise, Calif. The Harvey family was living in an RV near where her family's home was destroyed by the fire. For a while, Phillip and Krystin Harvey, who lost their mobile home, had been staying with the sisters and their other teenage daughter in the camper, trying to hang on to a piece of the life they had known. Eventually the family gave up and moved to Oroville, Calif., to stay with friends to have some stability and security, their cousins Patrick Knuthson said. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
November 19, 2018 - 10:53 am
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): 7:45 a.m. The number of buildings destroyed by Southern California's huge wildfire has risen to 1,500. Fire officials also report Monday that the count of damaged buildings is now at 341. Firefighters continue to mop up...
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FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2018 photo, Cathy Fallon reacts as she stands near the charred remains of her home in Paradise, Calif. "I'll be darned if I'm gonna let those horses burn in the fire" said Fallon, who stayed on her property to protect her 14 horses, "It has to be true love." (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
November 19, 2018 - 10:23 am
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Brad Weldon lost his home to fire when he was a kid, so when a deadly wildland blaze came roaring toward his ranch house in the pines where he lives with his 89-year-old blind mother, he wasn't going to let disaster strike twice. Weldon and his mother's caregiver, armed only...
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A volunteer member of an El Dorado County search and rescue team photographs the orange spray paint that marks the ruins of a home to show that no human remains were found at the location in Paradise, Calif., Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, following a Northern California wildfire. (AP Photo/Sudhin Thanawala)
November 19, 2018 - 10:13 am
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The search for remains of victims of the devastating Northern California wildfire has taken on new urgency as rain in the forecast could complicate those efforts while also bringing relief to firefighters on the front lines. Up to 400 people fanned out Sunday to search the...
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FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2018 photo, Cathy Fallon reacts as she stands near the charred remains of her home in Paradise, Calif. "I'll be darned if I'm gonna let those horses burn in the fire" said Fallon, who stayed on her property to protect her 14 horses, "It has to be true love." (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
November 19, 2018 - 4:44 am
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Brad Weldon lost his home to fire when he was a kid, so when a deadly wildland blaze came roaring toward his ranch house in the pines where he lives with his 89-year-old blind mother, he wasn't going to let disaster strike twice. Weldon and his mother's caregiver, armed only...
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A volunteer member of an El Dorado County search and rescue team photographs the orange spray paint that marks the ruins of a home to show that no human remains were found at the location in Paradise, Calif., Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, following a Northern California wildfire. (AP Photo/Sudhin Thanawala)
November 19, 2018 - 4:24 am
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The search for remains of victims of the devastating Northern California wildfire has taken on new urgency as rain in the forecast could complicate those efforts while also bringing relief to firefighters on the front lines. Up to 400 people fanned out Sunday to search the...
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A volunteer member of an El Dorado County search and rescue team photographs the orange spray paint that marks the ruins of a home to show that no human remains were found at the location in Paradise, Calif., Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, following a Northern California wildfire. (AP Photo/Sudhin Thanawala)
November 19, 2018 - 3:57 am
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The search for remains of victims of the devastating Northern California wildfire has taken on new urgency as rain in the forecast could complicate those efforts while also bringing relief to firefighters on the front lines. Up to 400 people fanned out Sunday to search the...
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A volunteer member of an El Dorado County search and rescue team photographs the orange spray paint that marks the ruins of a home to show that no human remains were found at the location in Paradise, Calif., Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, following a Northern California wildfire. (AP Photo/Sudhin Thanawala)
November 19, 2018 - 12:31 am
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The search for remains of victims of the devastating Northern California wildfire has taken on new urgency as rain in the forecast could complicate those efforts while also bringing relief to firefighters on the front lines. Up to 400 people fanned out Sunday to search the...
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A volunteer member of an El Dorado County search and rescue team photographs the orange spray paint that marks the ruins of a home to show that no human remains were found at the location in Paradise, Calif., Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, following a Northern California wildfire. (AP Photo/Sudhin Thanawala)
November 19, 2018 - 12:13 am
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The search for remains of victims of the devastating Northern California wildfire has taken on new urgency as rain in the forecast could complicate those efforts while also bringing relief to firefighters on the front lines. Up to 400 people fanned out Sunday to search the...
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Sisters Alli Benefield, left, and Kassy Parish embrace during a vigil for the lives and community lost to the Camp Fire on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, at the First Christian Church of Chico in Chico, Calif. More than 50 people gathered at the memorial for the victims. People hugged and shed tears as Pastor Jesse Kearns recited a prayer for first responders. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, Pool)
November 18, 2018 - 11:11 pm
CHICO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California's wildfires (all times local): 8 p.m. A Northern California sheriff says the list of names of those unaccounted for after a deadly wildfire has dropped to around 1,000. Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea says that's about 300 less than what was posted at...
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Edie Hall, center, prays during a vigil for the lives and community lost to the Camp Fire on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in Chico, Calif. More than 50 people gathered at the memorial for the victims. People hugged and shed tears as Pastor Jesse Kearns recited a prayer for first responders. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, Pool)
November 18, 2018 - 10:47 pm
CHICO, Calif. (AP) — Volunteers in white coveralls, hard hats and masks poked through ash and debris Sunday, searching for the remains of victims of the devastating Northern California wildfire before rains forecast this week complicate their efforts. While the predicted downpours could help tamp...
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