Firefighters have maintained manipulate of the deadly wildfire in Butte County that’s killed at least eighty four people with the help of latest rainfall, officers said Friday.
The Camp Fire, which ignited Nov. 8, remained at 153,336 acres and 95 containment, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, or Cal Fire.
A storm that’s swept throughout the region helped firefighters extinguish hot spots and containment traces gradually held off the flames from spreading, Cal Fire said.
On Friday, officers said, crews will continue working via the devastated areas of Paradise, Magalia and Concow to clear debris and restore strength lines. The Butte County Sheriff’s Office stated 605 human beings stay missing, and search-and-rescue teams are continuing to scour the areas for victims.
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A primary focus Friday will also be taking down any timber that threaten the burn scar areas, said Brigitte Foster, a furnace prevention officer with