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PARADISE, Calif. — The Latest on the California wildfires (all times local):5:30 p.m.Southern California Edison has reported to state utilities regulators that there was an outage on one of its electrical circuits near where a large and destructive wildfire began as strong winds swept the regi...
Rep. Adam Schiff condemned President Trump on Sunday for his earlier threatening remarks regarding the devastating wildfires burning on both ends of California, saying he believes the response has partisan motivations.
At least five search teams were working in Paradise – a town of 27,000 that was largely incinerated on Thursday – and in surrounding Northern California communities
Two fires have left 25 people dead in the state. But even insurance companies think blazes will be bigger in just a few decades.
"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.
The overall death toll from the outbreak of fires at both ends of the state stood at 25 Sunday and appeared likely to rise.
Residents of Paradise, Calif., who already faced harrowing escapes as their town was consumed by flames, are now struggling to cope with the lost lives and homes.
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.
By Saturday, the death toll had reached 23, but it seemed likely to climb.