California’s most deadly and destructive wildfire ripped through the town of Paradise one month ago Saturday.
85 people were killed in the fire that destroyed more than 14,000 homes and businesses, devastating the Town of Paradise and other communities in that area.
Some 50,000 people evacuated their homes in Butte County on November 8 to flee from the fast moving Camp Fire.
At one point, there were more than 1,000 people unaccounted for. Three people are still unaccounted for, according to the Butte County Sheriff’s Department.
The fire has since been contained, but there is a lot of work that will likely take years to both clear and rebuild the impacted communities .
Crews have made a lot of progress in clearing debris like downed trees, power lines, and burned out cars.
This week, many families were allowed back in to burned out areas to view their properties.
A lot of families do not have homes to return to while other families are going back to sift through the ashes for anything that can be salvaged.
Some families say they are planning to rebuild, while others have decided to pack up and move elsewhere.
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