California: Camp fire death toll rises to 63 with more than 600 still missing

About 52,000 people displaced amid fire that is among the most lethal in the country since 2000

Rescue workers are searching for more than 630 people reported missing in a northern California town reduced to ashes by the deadliest wildfire in the state’s history.

At least 63 people have been killed in and around Paradise by the Camp fire, which erupted a week ago in the Sierra foothills 175 miles (280km) north of San Francisco. The fire is among the most lethal US wildfires since 2000.

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Source: theguardian