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Volunteer members of an El Dorado County search and rescue team search the ruins of a home, looking for human remains, in Paradise, California. Photograph: Sudhin Thanawala/AP

Volunteers in white coveralls, hard hats and masks poked through ash-covered debris of the devastating Northern California wildfire before rains that (...)

Tents pitched in a field next to a Walmart parking lot in Chico, California, where Camp Fire evacuees have been staying. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Thousands of people displaced by California’s most destructive wildfire face heavy rains next week that could trigger dangerous floods and mudslides, (...)

A fire-damaged road sign on Decker Road in Malibu. At least 48 people have died in the Camp Fire, the deadliest wildfire in the state’s history. Photograph: Stuart Palley/The New York Times

US National Guard troops have been searching through charred debris for more victims of California’s deadliest wildfire as top officials toured the ru(...)

A firefighter is silhouetted by a burning home along Pacific Coast Highway during the Woolsey Fire in California.  Photograph: AFP

Convoys of fire engines rumbled through the smouldering northern California town of Paradise on Tuesday on their way to combat still-active sections o(...)

Firefighters battle the Woolsey Fire as it continues to burn in Malibu, California, on Sunday. Photograph: Reuters

Authorities searched on Monday for more than 200 people unaccounted for in one of the wildfires rampaging through parts of California, voicing concer(...)

A house is consumed by wildfire, as seen   from a helicopter, in the Calabasas section of Los Angeles. Photograph: Mark J Terrill/AP Photo

A wildfire that tore through Malibu mansions and working-class suburban homes in southern California has killed two people and more than doubled in si(...)

A damaged spillway with eroded hillside (right) is seen in an aerial photo taken over the Oroville Dam in Oroville, California, US on Sunday. Photograph: Reuters

Nearly 200,000 people living downstream from the tallest dam in the US were ordered to evacuate their homes on Sunday because an overflow channel appe(...)