Cal Fire firefighters comb through a house destroyed by the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, U.S., November 13, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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Thousands of firefighters battled blazes in northern and southern California Tuesday as body recovery teams searched the remains of houses and charred cars for victims of the deadliest wildfire in the history of the U.S. state.The "Camp Fire," which erupted on Thursday, has ravaged 50,600 hectares of land and is 35 percent contained, according to Cal Fire.The "Camp Fire" has destroyed some 7,600 homes and 260 commercial properties.Cal Fire said more than 3,500 fire personnel were battling the "Woolsey Fire".Cal Fire says it is threatening another 57,000 structures.The fires have forced a quarter of a million people to flee their homes and seven evacuation shelters have been set up in Butte County, three of which are already full, according to the authorities.
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