Camp Fire Becomes Deadliest In California History

A map provided by google shows the extent of the Camp Fire and road closures. (Credit: Google)

13 more people were found dead in Northern California on Monday, bringing the total death count to 42. This makes the Camp Fire now the deadliest wildfire in California history.

The total death toll stands at 44, with 42 deaths in the fires in Northern California, and 2 additional deaths in the fires in Southern California.

Both the Camp and Woolsey fires in California continue to burn, threatening homes and people.

Camp Fire Status

The Camp Fire has burned more 117,000 acres, and has destroyed more than 6000 homes. Over 52,000 people remain under mandatory evacuation.

The majority of the City of Paradise has been destroyed by the Camp Fire. The City has a population of over 26,000.

As of Monday, the fire stands at 30% contained.

Woolsey Fire Status

Hundreds of thousands of people affected by the Woolsey Fire remain under mandatory evacuation. The fire, burning north of Los Angeles, has already burned hundreds of homes. Pacific Coast Highway remains closed, while Highway 101 has reopened to traffic.

As of Monday, the fire stands at 30% contained.

More Fires

At least four other smaller fires burn across the State. On such fire, the Hill fire, is located nearby to the Woolsey fire.