Northern California

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

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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. 

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THE PERIMETER

SMOKE FORECAST

DAMAGE MAP

AIR QUALITY

PHOTOS AND VIDEOS

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

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

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