Authorities announced that the Kincade Fire in Sonoma County is fully contained after the fire damaged or destroyed more than 400 structures.
The power outages planned to begin on Wednesday night could last for five days as the power company said it was shutting off power to 800,000 customers amid an unprecedented wildfire danger.
The claims, so far, fall short of the record $12 billion in wildfire-related insured losses sustained in California in 2017.
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 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.
Hours after Trump surveyed the devastation in the town of Paradise, authorities raised the death toll to 76 and warned people being let back into previously evacuated areas to watch out for any remains.
The death toll from the California wildfire rose to 77 while a vigil to honour the victims was held in Paradise city.
The deadliest fires in California history are still burning, and the destruction continues. The Camp Fire, in the north of the US state, is now one of the most lethal in the country since the turn of the last century.
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.
Thousands of firefighters battle blazes in northern and southern California as body recovery teams search remains of houses and charred cars for victims of "deadliest" wildfire in California's history.
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.
Fourteen more bodies were found in and around Paradise where at least 6,700 homes and businesses have been destroyed.
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