Multiple fires are raging throughout California, forcing evacuations and leaving a destructive path.
- The Camp fire in Northern California’s Butte County has killed at least 86, and three are still missing. It’s the deadliest fire in state history.
- The Woolsey fire obliterated more than 1,600 homes and businesses in Los Angeles and Ventura counties. At least three died in the blaze.
Camp fire death toll rises to 86 after burn victim dies in hospital
The death toll from the devastating Camp fire in Butte County, Calif., rose to 86 after an 80-year-old man died of his burn injuries, authorities said Tuesday.
Larry Smith of Paradise was burned Nov. 8 while attempting to put out flames that engulfed his car, the Butte County Sheriff’s Office said. He was flown to the UC Davis Firefighters Burn Institute Regional Burn Center, where he died Nov. 25.
Authorities also released the name of one other person who died in the blaze: Shirlee Teays, 90, of Paradise.
Of the 86 people killed, 52 have been identified. Three people are still missing.
Three more Camp fire victims identified
The Butte County Sheriff’s Office on Monday released the names of three more victims who died in the Camp fire.
Authorities identified the following people and have notified their families:
- Rafaela Andrade, 84, of Paradise
- Don Shores, 70, of Magalia
- Jean Forsman, 83, of Magalia
Of the 85 people killed in California’s deadliest blaze on record, 50 have been identified. Three people remain missing.