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California's Deadly, Destructive Camp Fire by the Numbers

The wildfire in Butte County has destroyed thousands of homes and left dozens of people dead

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    Drone Video: Camp Fire Wipes Out Paradise (Part 1)

    One week after the deadly Camp Fire ignited in Northern California's Butte County, drones were allowed to fly above the burn zone to capture a glimpse of the devastation. The blaze is California's deadliest and most destructive wildfire. (Published Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018)

    In a matter of days, a massive blaze raging in Northern California became the most destructive and deadliest wildfire on record in state history.

    Ferocious, wind-whipped flames from the Camp Fire burning in Butte County have wiped out thousands of homes and left dozens of people dead since igniting on the morning of Nov. 8.

    Scroll down to find a breakdown of the historic wildfire by the numbers, as reported by Cal Fire and the Butte County Sheriff's Department.

    In Photos: Camp Fire Tears Through Northern Calif.In Photos: Camp Fire Tears Through Northern Calif.

    Injuries, Fatalities and Missing:

    Civilian fatalities: 88

    Civilian injuries: 0

    Unaccounted for: 158

    Firefighter fatalities: 0

    Firefighter injuries: 3

    Man Rescues Animals After Wildfire Devastates Paradise, Calif.Man Rescues Animals After Wildfire Devastates Paradise, Calif.

    Dan Sauvageau and his friends have been rescuing animals in Paradise, California, a town almost entirely destroyed by the Camp Fire.

    (Published Monday, Nov. 12, 2018)

    Wildfire Size:

    Land burned: 153,336 acres

    Containment: 100 percent

    Structures Damaged and Destroyed:

    Single residences destroyed: 13,696

    Single residences damaged: 462

    Multiple residences destroyed: 276

    Commercial buildings destroyed: 528

    Commercial buildings damaged: 102

    Minor structures destroyed: 4,293

    Current Firefighting Effort:

    Total personnel: 1,065

    Fire engines: 73

    Water tenders: 3

    Helicopters: 2

    Hand crews: 11

    Dozers: 3

    Camp Fire Leaves Small California Town in AshesCamp Fire Leaves Small California Town in Ashes

    Important Dates and Times:

    Fire start time: 6:29 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8

    Full containment date: Sunday, Nov. 25