This is all that's left of fire-ravaged California town

Experts look ways to curb deaths as fires get more severe

"I want you to understand that the chaos we were dealing with was extraordinary", Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea told journalists as he explained the staggering new figure.

The high number of dead and missing is attributed to the speed with which the flames, driven by high winds and facilitated by parched scrubland and trees, raced through the town of Paradise.

The White House has said Donald Trump will visit California on Saturday to meet people affected by the disaster.

The US president initially blamed the blazes on state officials and threatened to withhold federal payments.

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In addition to the dead, some 130 people are still missing as rescue and recovery workers continue to sift through pile after pile of ashes left in the fire's wake.

A Paradise police officer walks under crime scene tape that blocks off an area where human remains were found in a vehicle that was destroyed by the Camp Fire on November 15, 2018, in Paradise.

Pacific Gas & Electric, commonly referred to as PG&E, the utility company in Northern California, may be responsible for the Camp Fire that's now burning Northern California. By Thursday evening, the blaze had chewed through 141,000 acres and 11,862 structures, destroying an entire town in a matter of hours. While touring the fire area yesterday, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke stated, "This is my fourth trip to California, and unfortunately every trip has had forest fires". Many of its population of 27,000 were retired. Thousands of survivors are now without homes and living in shelters and tent cities.

Meanwhile, a number of celebrities have lost their homes in Malibu as a result of the inferno, including Pierce Brosnan, Miley Cyrus, Neil Young, Robin Thicke, Shannen Doherty and Gerard Butler.

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