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The Camp Fire, which incinerated the town of Paradise, California, is now the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in state history.

After taking to Twitter to praise the firefighters after she fled her Malibu, California, home, she took President Donald Trump to task for his seeming lack of empathy for the victims. Wildlife and household pets' lives are also at risk as the flames continue to spread across California.

Many people are still missing, with specialist search teams combing the town of Paradise which was left nearly totally destroyed by flames.

'I was one of the lucky ones, my home was only partially destroyed.

Melissa Schuster, a member of the Paradise town council, told ABC News that the entire town "is a toxic wasteland right now".

More than 3,200 firefighters were assigned to the blaze and 22 helicopters worked from above, officials said.

Fire behavior specialist at Cal Fire Jonathan Pangburn says the blaze was active all night long and jumped 300-feet (90-meters) across a portion of Lake Oroville at least three times.

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The fire tore across 125,000 acres leaving at least 6,453 homes and 260 commercial buildings in its wake, numbers that are expected to rise as the damage is surveyed.

Honea added that his office had received requests to check on the wellbeing of more than 1,500 people who had not been heard from by loved ones.

Full information about evacuations and road closures is listed on the Cal Fire pages for the Camp fire and the Woolsey fire.

This fire has also scorched more than 117,000 acres of Northern California and destroyed more than 7,000 structures.

"We've got 60 to 70 miles per hour offshore Santa Ana winds blowing for the next several days and those are just deadly", Pimlott said on Monday. The first notice came on Thursday, when investigators found the remains of five people in Paradise who were apparently trapped in their cars by the blaze.

Of the dead, only four sets of remains have been positively identified by Butte County authorities.

Officials in Northern California released another grim statistic in a wildfire that is achieving heartbreaking records: 29 people have died in and around Paradise, matching the deadliest wildfire in state history.

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