Death Toll Rises to 84 in Butte County’s Camp Fire

The Butte County Sheriff’s Office says more than 560 names remain on the missing list

Snow the UTRGV Brownsville Campus - Resaca Bridge (UTRGV Photo by David Pike)
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Authorities on Thursday said there has been one more fatality in the Camp Fire, bringing the death toll from it to 84.

They also say the fire is 95 percent contained. The blaze that started Nov. 8 leveled Paradise, destroying more than 13,000 homes.

The Butte County Sheriff’s Office says more than 560 names remain on the missing list.

Authorities stressed that many of the people on the list may be safe and unaware they have been reported missing.

Paradise is about 140 miles north of San Francisco.

For more coverage, visit NBC Bay Area's Camp Fire feature page.

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