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California Wildfires: Latest Updates And What You Need To Know

Noah Berger / AP

Abandoned vehicles line Skyway after a wildfire burned through Paradise, Calif., on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018.

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Updated Nov. 20, 2:43 p.m.

The Camp Fire (Butte County)

Latest information from Cal Fire on evacuations and fire conditions

What You Need To Know:  On Nov. 8 the fast-moving Camp wildfire surged through Butte County, destroying much of the town of Paradise and forcing tens of thousands of people to evacuate. It is now the deadliest and most destructive fire in California history. You can find our latest information on the fire here. Check the Butte County Sheriff's Facebook page for the latest evacuation and other public safety information. See a map of evacuation zones here.


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