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Maps: Camp Fire Size, Containment, Damage, Air Quality

The Camp Fire roaring in Northern California's Sierra Nevada foothills has destroyed thousands of homes and left dozens of people dead in a matter of days, making it the most destructive and deadliest wildfire in recorded state history.

SIZE

To get a sense of the scale of the wildfires burning in California, use the map below to compare each blaze to any of the 1,000 most-populous cities or towns in the U.S. 

 

THE PERIMETER

SMOKE FORECAST

DAMAGE MAP

AIR QUALITY

PHOTOS AND VIDEOS

Drone Video: Camp Fire Wipes Out Paradise (Part 1)Drone Video: Camp Fire Wipes Out Paradise (Part 1)

One week after the deadly Camp Fire ignited in Northern California's Butte County, drones were allowed to fly above the burn zone to capture a glimpse of the devastation. The blaze is California's deadliest and most destructive wildfire.

(Published Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018)

Drone Video: Camp Fire Wipes Out Paradise (Part 2)Drone Video: Camp Fire Wipes Out Paradise (Part 2)

Drone video shows the destruction and devastation in Paradise after the Camp Fire ripped through the Butte County town.

(Published Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018)

Drone Video: Camp Fire Wipes Out Paradise (Part 3)Drone Video: Camp Fire Wipes Out Paradise (Part 3)

Drone video shows what is left of Paradise after the Camp Fire ripped through the town in Butte County.

(Published Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018)

PHOTOS: Wildfire Ravages Butte County, Leaving Dozens DeadPHOTOS: Wildfire Ravages Butte County, Leaving Dozens Dead

Woman, 93, Rescued From Camp Fire by Her Garbageman Woman, 93, Rescued From Camp Fire by Her Garbageman

Margaret Newsum, 93, had no idea that the Camp Fire was rapidly approaching her Magalia home until her caretaker left for the day and she turned on the television. She was quickly rescued by her friend Dane Ray Cummings, who decided to break company policy and rescue Newsum with his Waste Management truck. KCRA reports.

(Published Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018)

Camp Fire Leaves Small California Town in AshesCamp Fire Leaves Small California Town in Ashes

Man Rescues Animals After Wildfire Devastates Paradise, Calif.Man Rescues Animals After Wildfire Devastates Paradise, Calif.

Dan Sauvageau and his friends have been rescuing animals in Paradise, California, a town almost entirely destroyed by the Camp Fire.

(Published Monday, Nov. 12, 2018)

Father Comforts Daughter in Car as They Flee Calif. FireFather Comforts Daughter in Car as They Flee Calif. Fire

Joe Allen and his 3-year-old daughter Olivia were escaping the Camp Fire in Paradise, Calif., when they hit some traffic and were surrounded by flames. The father made sure his daughter felt safe in the car.

(Published Friday, Nov. 9, 2018)

Butte County Resident Drives Through Wildfire to EvacuateButte County Resident Drives Through Wildfire to Evacuate

This terrifying video of the Camp Fire was posted by a Butte County resident on Thursday as he and his family tried to escape the fast-moving blaze that has already burned at least 70,000 acres Friday morning.

(Published Friday, Nov. 9, 2018)

Camp Fire Survivor Manages to Save 5 Neighbors, 6 PetsCamp Fire Survivor Manages to Save 5 Neighbors, 6 Pets

One survivor from Paradise who managed to escape the flames in his neighborhood did not flee empty-handed, taking with him five neighbors and six pets as flames surrounded them. Marianne Favro reports.

(Published Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018)

RAW: Smoke From Fast-Spreaking Fire in Butte County Seen in ChicoRAW: Smoke From Fast-Spreaking Fire in Butte County Seen in Chico

Video from Action News Now shows the black smoke from the fast-spreading Camp Fire covering the sky in Chico.

(Published Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018)

Smoke and Fire From Above: Wildfire Images From SpaceSmoke and Fire From Above: Wildfire Images From Space