MOSCOW, Nov 23 (Sputnik) The number of fatalities in the devastating Camp Fire in the north of the United States’ western state of California rose to 84, official figures showed.
According to the information, published on Facebook by the Butte county fire department on Thursday, the fire, which has been raging since November 8, has been contained by 90 percent.
The authorities expect full containment by November 30.
The Camp Fire has been dubbed by many as the most destructive blaze in California’s history.
The fire burned over 150,000 acres and displaced thousands of people.
Several other major fires have also exploded in California over the past weeks.
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