Latest fire caused by a couple's plan to reveal their baby's gender when the device they used sparked a wildfire that burned thousands of acres and forced people to flee from a city east of Los Angeles.
The fire, which broke out on November 8, is so far known to have killed 87 people although another 249 people remain unaccounted for.
The state-wide death toll from both the Camp and Woolsey fires rose to at least 60 as the Camp Fire grew overnight from 5,000 acres to 135,000 acres.
At least five search teams were working in Paradise, a town of 27,000 that was largely incinerated on Thursday, and surrounding Northern California communities.
Some 14,000 firefighters are struggling in the midst of a sweltering summer to curb fires that have blackened an area nearly the size of Los Angeles.
The Mendocino Complex fire surpassed the Thomas Fire, which burned 117,639 hectares in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties in 2017, as officials say the fire is expected to burn for the rest of the month.
Three firefighters, a 70-year-old woman and her two great-grandchildren are among eight people killed by separate wildfires burning in the state California.
Wildfires in northern California kill two firefighters, destroy at least 125 homes forcing some 37,000 people to flee for safety, officials say.
The death toll from Northern California's wildfires rose to 42 on Wednesday as rescuers found another victim in Sonoma County.
Thousands of firefighters deployed to fight the blazes as state of California declares emergency in eight counties.
About 700 firefighters are battling to control the wildfire on a mountain pass which has already engulfed 6,070 hectares of terrain.
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