California wildfire toll matches deadliest ever with 29 victims

The number of dead in a wildfire raging in California rose to 29 on Sunday, matching the deadliest in the state's history as recovery teams found six more bodies in the grim search through the wreckage. The "Camp Fire" -- in the northern foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains -- is the

Death toll climbs to 29 in California's Camp Fire, state's deadliest in 85 years

6 more bodies found in California's Camp Fire, matching deadliest blaze in state at 29

The infernos raging at both ends of California have created a double nightmare for residents. Many who fled fires found themselves stuck on traffic-clogged roads. Some died in their cars.

Winds cause flare-ups of big Southern Californian wildfire

A return of strong Santa Ana winds caused flare-ups of a huge Southern California wildfire, but officials do not believe any additional structures burned Sunday

The death toll from wildfires raging in California rose to 31 on Sunday after six more people were found killed in what was poised to become the deadliest wildfire in state history.

The Latest: Sheriff: 6 more bodies found; total of 29

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Death toll rises in California wildfire, matching deadliest

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — As relatives desperately searched shelters for missing loved ones on Sunday, crews searching the smoking ruins of Paradise and outlying areas found six more bodies, raising the death toll to 29, matching the deadliest wildfire in California history.

More bodies found as officials fight California wildfire | WTOP

Sheriff’s investigators have begun the agonizing task of scouring through the wreckage of California’s most destructive fire on record in search of the dead. By Sunday, the death toll had reached 31, but it seemed likely to climb.