The statewide death toll stood at 31 and appeared certain to rise. Last year, several fires in Northern California killed 44 people in the Wine Country. Jerry Brown addressed the situation, thanking the firefighters and first responders before talking about the change that needs to happen to prevent and adapt to these fires and taking a jab at climate change deniers. Authorities called in a DNA lab and teams of anthropologists to help identify victims. By early afternoon, one of the two black hearses stationed in Paradise had picked up another set of remains. Her fellow Charmed alum Alyssa Milano updated that her house was not burned down.
She bought the house after selling the one she lived in with ex-husband Kelsey Grammer of Cheers and Frasier fame. But what they saw when they stepped outside shocked them.
As he drove through the smoke and haze to yet another shelter, he said, "I'm also under a dark emotional cloud".
"I am thinking so deeply for everyone who is suffering today from these abominable fires and grieving the loss of their homes or loved ones", Lady Gaga said in a tweet.
"Malibu is a really small community and gets a bad rap for being this kind of elitist, snobby place, and it's exactly the opposite", Gibbs told the Los Angeles Times. "She's a strong, smart woman".
In a statement, Brian Rice, president of the California Professional Firefighters union, said Trump's "shameful attack on California" was off-base.
But he contended, "There is no reason for these massive, deadly and costly forest fires in California except that forest management is so poor".
That change has impacted the ability to move firefighting resources around the state, officials said.
"And those who deny that are definitely contributing to the tragedies that we're now witnessing, and will continue to witness in the coming years", he said.
The blaze known as Camp Fire that began on Thursday had grown to almost 140 square miles (362 square kilometers), wiping out much of Paradise, home to some 30,000 residents.
More than 250,000 people, including the entire city of Malibu which is home to some of the biggest names in Hollywood, have responded to orders to evacuate.
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The Kardashians and Will Smith are among the celebrities who fled their homes for safety.
On Monday, actor Gerard Butler posted a photo of himself in front of his home, which had been destroyed by the fire. It crossed U.S. Highway 101 just a few miles east of Thousand Oaks, where 12 people died in a bar shooting Wednesday night.
The devastation was so complete in some neighborhoods that "it's very hard to determine whether or not there may be human remains there", he said.
About 228 people are still unaccounted for, Honea said, while another 137 people have been located after friends or relatives reported being unable to contact them.
Firefighters gained modest ground overnight against the blaze, which grew slightly to 170 square miles (440 square kilometers) from the day before but was 25 percent contained, up from 20 percent, according to state fire agency, Cal Fire. The Camp Fire has only grown since then.
About 300,000 people statewide were under evacuation orders, a lot of them in Southern California.
It has consumed around 83,000 acres, destroyed at least 177 buildings and was ten percent contained, Cal Fire said Sunday.
Clark said Sunday that high winds and dry conditions were expected over the next 24 hours: "We're at a pivotal point now". But it was devastating out here in Malibu.
Brown's request for a major-disaster declaration from Trump would make victims eligible for crisis counseling, housing and unemployment help, and legal aid.
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As the Camp Fire burns nearby, a scorched vehicle rests by gas pumps near Pulga, Calif., on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. Authorities confirmed her death late Friday.
No houses or businesses have been lost, but a number of RVs and outbuildings have been burned, and a firefighter suffered a minor injury, authorities said.