A blaze in the Simi Valley northeast of Los Angeles known as the "Easy Fire" forced the evacuation of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and nearby homes, officials said.
The so-called Camp Fire virtually obliterated the city of Paradise, located 280 km northeast of San Francisco, on November 8, killing at least 84 people and destroying nearly 14,000 homes.
There are 563 people still unaccounted for in and around Paradise, a community of nearly 27,000 people that was largely incinerated when the flames swept through two weeks ago.
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.
Additional remains of people killed by northern California wildfire, also known as the Camp Fire, recovered, making it the deadliest wildland blaze in state's history, Sheriff Kory Honea says.
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.
Fourteen more bodies were found in and around Paradise where at least 6,700 homes and businesses have been destroyed.
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.
There are 17 major fires burning throughout California. In all, they have destroyed hundreds of homes, killed eight people — including four firefighters— and shut down Yosemite National Park.
Northern California residents who fled deadly wildfires await permission to return to their homes as firefighters gained more control of the sixth most destructive blaze in state's history.
The so-called Carr Fire that has burned more than 880 homes and killed six people has become the ninth most destructive wildfire in California history.
Authorities ordered the evacuations of over 2,000 residents. The fire has scorched 3,000 acres and threatened 600 buildings. The Pawnee fire is one of several wildfires burning in California and it's fuelled by erratic winds and high temperatures.
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