California grappling to Find over 1,000 People Missing after Deadliest Wildfire
November 17 , 2018
California is still clueless about the whereabouts of over 1,000 people after the northern California town of Paradise was ravaged by the deadliest wildfire of the concerned state. Reports say that the wildfire (which was mostly incinerated by the deadly Camp Fire on Nov 8 night) burned down 142,000 acres of landscape in and around the Sierra foothills hamlet. The death toll has increased to 71 and over 9,800 homes were reportedly destroyed. More than 1,100 people have been evacuated and sheltered in 14 emergency shelters. Authorities say evacuation order has been given to over 47,000 people in the region.