PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — A massive wildfire that killed dozens of people and destroyed thousands of homes in Northern California is finally contained.
The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said Sunday that the Camp fire has been surrounded by firefighters after several days of rain.READ MORE: Minnesota Weather: Dangerous Wind Chills Return Wednesday
Crews continue sifting through muddy ash for human remains in and around the devastated town of Paradise.
The nation’s deadliest wildfire in a century killed at least 85 people, and 249 are on a list of those unaccounted for.READ MORE: Towns' 3-Point Play Helps Wolves Edge Knicks 112-110
The flames broke out Nov. 8 and quickly ripped through 240 square miles (620 square kilometers) of dry brush and timber.
Nearly 19,000 buildings, most of them homes, are gone.MORE NEWS: Media Groups Protest Restrictions For Federal Trial Of Ex-Officers Charged In George Floyd's Death
(© Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)