Los Angeles Daily News-
With 42 people dead, the Camp Fire roaring through Butte County has officially surpassed a grim marker by becoming the single most deadly and destructive fire in California’s history.
The number of people who have perished in the fire, current as of Monday night, is almost certain to rise as rescue and recovery workers sift through the ruins and ashes where houses and families once stood. An untold number of people remain missing and it could be days or weeks before their loved ones have answers. More than 7,000 homes, businesses and other structures have burned to the ground or been damaged beyond repair, leaving people shell-shocked and wondering how they will pick up the pieces