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November 17, 2018
Search-and-rescue team volunteer Harry Halterman, of the Kern County unit, crawls out of a shed on Thursday in Paradise, California. Washington Post photo by Ricky Carioti
Camp Fire death toll continues to rise, while missing persons surpass 1,000
November 17, 2018 - 9:28am
November 11, 2018
Fire leaps through the windows of a consumed home in Malibu, California, on Friday night as the Woolsey Fire raged. It had expanded to burn 35,000 acres within 24 hours. Photo by Kyle Grillot for The Washington Post
Death toll rises to 25, as 200,000 flee fires in California, the worst in state's history
November 11, 2018 - 8:55am
November 10, 2018
Smoke from the Woolsey Fire looms above Highway 101 in Thousand Oaks, Calif., on Friday morning, Nov. 9, 2018. Firefighters in opposite ends of California fought back fast-moving blazes on Friday morning as wildfires raged out of control near major cities, forced tens of thousands of residents to flee their homes and damaged hundreds of buildings. (Jenna Schoenefeld/The New York Times)
Trump blames 'gross mismanagement' as wildfires leave trail of death, destruction in California
November 10, 2018 - 12:30pm
January 26, 2018
A veterinary team at the University of California at Davis sutured tilapia skin onto the paws of bears burned in California's wildfires. Photo courtesy of California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Two bears were badly burned in wildfires, and fish skin helped heal them
January 26, 2018 - 2:17pm
December 9, 2017
Bart's Books, an outdoor bookstore that closed amid the heavy smoke and threat of the Thomas Fire, in Ojai, Calif., Dec. 8, 2017. Life in this haven for nature lovers and spiritual seekers has been anything but serene in recent days, as the Thomas Fire has enveloped Ojai in smoke and ash. (Hilary Swift/The New York Times Copyright 2017)
After first wildfire fatality confirmed, officials warn of more danger in Southern California
December 9, 2017 - 12:40pm
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