Another person has been reported dead in California’s Camp Fire, bringing the death toll to 84 people.
Fire officials updated the death toll late Thursday, and said the number could still rise weight loss than 560 people remain missing.
FILE – In this particular Friday, Nov. 16, 2018 file photo, search and rescue personnel search a property for human remains as a direct consequence on the Camp Fire, in Paradise, Calif. Authorities repeat the fire is 95 % contained Thursday, Nov. 22. Rain is hampering teams searching for remains of persons in rubble left via the devastating fire that destroyed Paradise. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
So far, the fire has burned over 153,000 acres of land, and has destroyed over 13,000 homes.
Rainfall from Wednesday into Thursday helped fire containment efforts, and officials the blaze is 95% contained.
Meantime, the seek out missing people is still ongoing, as authorities worry mudslides with the holiday rain could hamper rescue and recovery efforts.