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Miley Cyrus, Gerard Butler among celebrities to lose homes in California wildfires

13 November 2018

Meanwhile, 107 people previously deemed missing have been found, some in shelters, he said. He said 228 people were still unaccounted for. Public safety officials toured the Paradise area to begin discussing the recovery. But what they saw when they stepped outside shocked them. "Your mother's somewhere and you don't know where she's at", he said.

"I need to sleep and cry", James added. More than 200 people are still missing. Jerry Brown said Sunday.

Astonishingly, Brown blamed those who deny climate change for "contributing to the tragedies", Sunday after President Trump blamed the spread of the fires on mismanagement. "Hopefully we can come together as a people to take climate change on". "And today there are about 1.8 million homes at high fire risk across the Western U.S".

Berkeley, who said he saved his father's home in Zuma Canyon in 1978, didn't expect any help from firefighters in such a remote place with resources so thin.

Statewide the number of dead stood at 31, including two victims in Southern California, from wildfires raging at both ends of the state.

The Washington Post reported that the historic Paramount Ranch production set in Agoura Hills burned on Friday, while wildfire threatened nearby homes of a slew of celebrities, including Orlando Bloom, Cher, Melissa Etheridge, Lady Gaga, Alyssa Milano, Pink, Will Smith, Guillermo del Toro, Rainn Wilson, James Woods, and Kim Kardashian-West and Kanye West.

The homes of Miley Cyrus, Neil Young, Robin Thicke and Gerard Butler were among those scorched in the Woolsey blaze.

Over the weekend, the Woolsey Fire engulfed parts of Thousand Oaks, where the community is still shell-shocked after a Marine Corps veteran shot dead 12 people in a country music bar on Wednesday.

"In some cases, the only remains we are able to recover are bones or bone fragments", Butte County Sheriff and Coroner Kory Honea told reporters.

On Monday, singer Miley revealed she had lost her home in the fires, tweeting that she and her "animals and love of my life" were safe.

The death toll from the wildfire that incinerated Paradise and surrounding areas climbed to 29 - matching the mark for the deadliest single blaze in California history - as crews continued searching for bodies in the smoldering ruins, with almost 230 people unaccounted for.

The state fire agency said Monday that the fire had grown to 177 square miles (303 square kilometers) and was 25 percent contained.

Entire neighbourhoods were levelled, destroying more than 6700 buildings, nearly all of them homes, and the business district was destroyed by a blaze that threatened to explode again with the same fury that largely incinerated the foothill town.

While premieres shed their glitz, there were few reports of industry production affected by the wildfire that has killed two and destroyed more than 400 homes.

Though the state's drought has eased slightly, it's still abnormally dry, according to CNN meteorologist Taylor Ward.

"Things are not the way they were 10 years ago".

The Camp Fire has reduced around 17 square miles of Butte County's forested hills mostly to charred wasteland - an area which hasn't seen rainfall of more than half an inch in more than 30 weeks.

On the northern fire in California: Let's start up north first that's the campfire, as it's been called.

'My house no longer stands but the memories shared with family & friends stand strong.

Breeding said Walker's husband was at work and called a neighbour to tell his wife to evacuate, but she was on medication and might not have been alert.

"A fireman took him to the house to confirm", Breeding said.

Miley Cyrus, Gerard Butler among celebrities to lose homes in California wildfires