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79 killed in California camp fire as number of missing drops to 699: NPR

Jacob Saylors, 11, walks through the burned outskirts of his home in paradise, California, Sunday. His family lost a home…

Jacob Saylors, 11, walks through the burned outskirts of his home in paradise, California, Sunday. His family lost a home in the same place to a fire 1

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Jacob Saylors, 11, walks through the burned quarters of his home in Paradise, California, Sunday. His family lost a home in the same place to a fire 10 years earlier.

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Updated at 10:25 ET

California authorities added another two deaths on Monday evening to Camp Fire death, which resulted in its total deaths of at least 79 years.

The number of people not reported for has decreased to 699 – about 300 fewer than Sunday’s, and 600 fewer than Saturday’s.

At least 82 people have died throughout the state because fires broke out earlier this month. Three of these deaths were from Woolsey Fire in Southern California.

The authorities have not yet declared an official cause of the fires and investigate their origins.

In an update of Camp Fire which contained the most deadly firefighter in state history.

“Fire activity varied from minimal to moderate overnight in different areas of fire, as firemen continued to strengthen and improve control lines,” they said. “Crews will continue to implement containment lines, patrols for heating in the interior and mitigate the risks in the fire area.”

The fire has burned about 151,000 hectares and contains 70 percent, from Monday night. More than 4 700 workers struggle with the flames. Authorities say they do not expect the fire to be completely enclosed until 30 November.

Several search and rescue personnel and teams using cadaver dogs to detect human remains help with the Butte County Sheriff Office, the authorities say. [19659009] More than 11 700 single-family houses and almost 3,000 other buildings have been destroyed. The whole of northern California’s paradise’s paradise was reduced to a deserted area and burned buildings and cars in the fire that started just after 6:30 AM local time 8 November.

The authorities continue to maintain a living evacuation map

About 500 miles to the south, in Ventura and Los Angeles County, Woolsey Fire is still burning.

The fire has burned 96,949 hectares and is 96 percent contained, the authorities said in its Monday quarterly update . Hundreds of personnel actively fight the fire.

Almost all evacuation orders have been raised, but it does not mean that evacuated will be able to return to their homes. Damage assessment groups have counted 1,500 structures that have been destroyed by the flames.

The authorities say they expect Woolsey Fire to be completely in Thanksgiving Day.

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