Smoking ruins and a mobile DNA lab: California wildfire claims 25, but death toll could climb

An anthropology team was also assisting, because in some cases 'the only remains we are able to find are bones or bone fragments'

Hearses stand by as crews search for California fire victims

With hearses standing by, search crews are looking for more bodies in the smoking ruins of Paradise, California, and relatives are desperately trying to find over 100 missing loved ones

Gerard Butler and Robin Thicke's homes destroyed by California wildfires

Kim Kardashian West, Will Smith and Caitlyn Jenner are among those who have had to leave their homes in the south of the state.

Gerard Butler loses home in California wildfires

Gerard Butler has become the latest celebrity to lose his home to the California wildfires.The 300 star took to his Instagram Story account on Sunday to show video of himself touring the remains of his destroyed property.

The state is seeking a "major disaster declaration" from the White House, despite the president’s criticism of "mismanagement."

The Latest: Fire official: No additional structures burned

PARADISE, Calif. — The Latest on the California wildfires (all times local):5:05 p.m.Fire officials believe no additional structures have burned in the huge wildfire west of Los Angeles.

California wildfires fanned by ‘devil winds’ as 23 killed, 110 reported missing - National | Globalnews.ca California wildfires fanned by ‘devil winds’ as 23 killed, 110 reported missing

"We are entering a new normal. The rate of spread is exponentially more than it used to be," said Ventura County Fire Chief Mark Lorenzen.

'New normal' ferocious winds whip up deadly California fires

Two deadly wildfires fueled by "devil winds" tore through opposite ends of California on Sunday, with residents urged to heed evacuation orders by officials forced to leave their own homes. In northern California, the Camp Fire is one of the deadliest and most destructive in the state'

More bodies found as officials fight California wildfire | The Star

Authorities called in a mobile DNA lab and anthropologists to help identify the dead as the search went on for victims of the most destructive wildfire in California history.

Death toll from California wildfires rises to 25 as firefighters hunt for survivors

California firefighters are embarking on exhaustive search-and-rescue operations for survivors and the remains of victims killed in massive wildfires as the death toll climbed to 25. More than 100 are still missing after a wildfire engulfed 164 sq miles of northern California.

See California wildfires from space | Camp Fire, Woolsey Fire | The Sacramento Bee What the Camp Fire, other California wildfires look like from space

Take a look at the California wildfires, Camp Fire, Woolsey Fire and Hill Fire, from above in satellite images from NASA from space. See the smoke in photos. On Saturday, containment was 20 percent; it reached 100,000 acres.