Camp Fire containment increases to 70%, burned 151,373 acres

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PARADISE, CA – NOVEMBER 16: Sheriff deputies and rescue workers recover human remains from a home destroyed by the Camp Fire on November 16, 2018 in Paradise, California. Fueled by high winds and low humidity the Camp Fire ripped through the town of Paradise charring over 140,000 acres, killed at least 63 people and has […]

The Camp Fire has reached 151,373 acres, but officials say as of Tuesday morning that the fire is now 70-percent contained. 

Since the fire began on Nov. 8, it has taken the lives of 79 people and 699 people remain missing. 

Search crews urgently look for people before the rain hits on Wednesday which could wash away remains. 

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