How do wildfires get their names? | The Sacramento Bee Did a campfire ignite the Camp Fire? How wildfires get their names

As the Camp and Woolsey fires scorch their way across California, some are asking just how wildfires get their names — some commonplace, others downright weird. Here’s the lowdown.

Severe 'devil winds' expected to whip up deadly California blazes

The grim task of recovering and identifying the victims of California's apocalyptic wildfires began on Sunday as officials raised the death toll to 25 with more than 100 people unaccounted for.

Death toll climbs to 23 in California's deadliest fire since 1991

The charred remains of 14 more people have been found in and around a Northern California town overrun by flames from a massive wildfire, officials said on Saturday, raising the death toll to at least 23.

Crews faced hot dry "devil winds" as they battled two giant wildfires raging at opposite ends of California on Sunday, including a blaze in the north that is now one of the deadliest and most destructive in the state's history.

California fire: Search continues as death toll rises to 23 | Inquirer News

A mobile DNA lab and anthropologists are helping identify the dead as the search goes on for victims California’s most destructive wildfire.

Camp Fire slows; CA firefighters focus on lives, structures | The Sacramento Bee Sunday brings respite as Camp Fire slows advance, crews focus on lives and structures

California’s Camp Fire near Paradise, California, continues to burn as crews focus on saving lives and structures.

Investigators in grim search for victims as California fires rage

PARADISE: Search teams scoured the carnage of California's most destructive ever wildfire on Sunday (Nov 11), with the state-wide death toll ...

Sheriff's investigators have begun the grim task of identifying the dead from a massive Northern California fire that is already the third-deadliest on record in the state

California fire death toll hits 25 as severe winds due

Severe hot and dry "devil winds" have kicked up in fire ravaged Southern California and more winds were expected in the north, fanning the flames of wildfires that have killed at least 25 people, officials said.

California wildfire: 23 dead, 50,000 homes without power

Wildfires north of San Francisco and near Los Angeles have killed at least 23 people, caused record destruction and forced the evacuation of more than 250,000 people, including in Malibu

California wildfires kill dozens

One of several ongoing wildfires in California has wiped out an entire town, making it the state's most destructive fire in at least a century. Two wildfires have also continued to wreak havoc in southern California.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rich or not, famous or not, there was little reprieve Saturday from the California wildfires sweeping through towns as different as the star-filled oceanside enclave of Malibu and the modest communities nearby and in the state's north. Lady Gaga, Martin Sheen and Kim Kardashian West were among the celebrities who joined thousands of others in evacuating from the affluent coastal city that is as well-known as its residents. Stars went online to share their worries, with some able to follow up with good news Saturday.