BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea spoke with Action News Now to provide an update on the Camp Fire.
See the full interview in the video.
High fire danger for the Stirling City area. People in that area are asked to evacuate immediately.
There is a substantial amount of damage in the Paradise area
They were able to move thousands of people out of Paradise, but not everyone was able to make it out. There are casualties.
Investigators have confirmed five fatalities, but they have not been identified.
Rapidly moving fire in areas with no rain for months. There are concerns about more fatalities.
"We are in for a very, very long road."
We are getting assistance from the National Guard to assist with roadblocks
They believe we have sufficient resources to battle this fire, but this could change
People need to utilize the safeandwell.org online system, do not call 9-1-1
The process will be lengthy and will continue through recovery.
There have no reports of looting yet
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