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California Republicans object after Trump threatens wildfire aid

Trump's latest tweet drew a sharp reaction from the state Assembly's top Republican and two Republican legislators representing the area around the northern California town of Paradise.

Dog that survived California wildfire guarded home for weeks

The house owner Andrea Gaylord fled when the November 8 fire broke out. An animal rescuer who responded to Gaylord's request to check on Madison first spotted the male Anatolian shepherd mix several days later.


After California wildfire, new and old homeless populations collide

The death toll from the fire stands at 88, with the number of missing at 25 as of Sunday, according to the Butte County Sheriff Department.

Utility: Weather didn't warrant power shut off as fire raged in a Northern California town

PG&E explained its decision not to follow through on warnings that it might shut off power in a filing late Tuesday with the state Public Utilities Commission.

California wildfire that killed at least 85 people fully contained

The Camp Fire that started on Nov. 8 destroyed nearly 14,000 homes and burned nearly 154,000 acres (62,000 hectares) - an area five times the size of San Francisco.

Rain tamps down California fire but turns grim search soggy

The nation's deadliest wildfire in a century has killed at least 84 people, and 475 are on a list of those reported missing.


Expected rains could hinder search for California wildfire victims

Remains of 79 victims have been recovered since the Camp Fire erupted on Nov. 8 and largely obliterated the Sierra foothills town of Paradise, a community of nearly 27,000 people about 175 miles (280 km) north of San Francisco.

Frustration, chaos as California fire recovery drags on

With 77 people killed in California's deadliest wildfire in at least a century, there are still an astonishing 1,000 names on the list of missing.

‘Like a terror movie’: How climate change will cause simultaneous disasters

California is suffering through the worst wildfires the state has ever seen, as well as drought, extreme heat waves and degraded air quality that threatens the health of residents.

Searchers in California wildfire step up efforts before rain

Northern California's Camp fire has destroyed nearly 10,000 homes and torched 233 square miles (603 square kilometers). It was 55 percent contained.

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Death toll rises past 50 in California's worst wildfire disaster

As the remains of eight more victims were found on Wednesday, the toll in California’s deadliest wildfire has reached 56. Over 100 other people are still unaccounted for.


California's largest wildfire surges as temperature rises

Thousands more mountain residents were evacuated from the path of California’s biggest wildfire on Friday as fatigued firefighters battled gusting winds driving one of the state’s worst fire seasons in a decade.

California wind, fire danger hit unprecedented high

Hundreds of houses have burned and tens of thousands have fled their homes due to wildfires in Southern California on Thursday.