Collectively, the fires destroyed or damaged more than 20,000 structures, with the vast majority in and around Paradise. On Tuesday, state and federal authorities estimated it will cost at least $3 billion just to clear debris.
By Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press
Multiple people had to be rescued in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Diego counties as water overcame roadways and at times submerged cars. More than 300 people living in a San Diego shelter had to be evacuated to a…
By Amanda Lee Myers, Associated Press
Evacuation orders were being lifted for all neighborhoods in the eastern side of the town of Paradise, where the fire that started Nov. 8 destroyed about 14,000 homes and killed at least 85 people, the Butte County Sheriff's Office said…
By Don Thompson, Associated Press
As automation spreads through the American economy, experts say its impacts will be uneven. Key factors in determining that effect include geography and race, but likely even more important is education. With the rapid pace of technological evolution, will job…
By Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press
Schools in the county had been closed since Nov. 8, when the blaze swept through the town of Paradise and surrounding areas, destroying nearly 14,000 homes and killing at least 85 people in the nation's deadliest wildfire in a century.
By Vicky Stein
The overall damage to the state after the 2018 wildfire season has been predicted, by one estimate, to top $400 billion, which could make it the most expensive slew of natural disasters in the history of the United States.
It’s been three weeks since the devastating Camp Fire swept through California, leaving at least 88 people dead. In its aftermath, forensic anthropologists comb through mountains of ash in search of human remains. At the same time, law enforcement and…
By Olga R. Rodriguez, Associated Press
A spokesman with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection says several vehicles were trapped on a road on the outskirts of Chico.
By John Rogers, Associated Press
Figuring out just how bad a wildfire is requires taking into account several statistics.
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