The Camp Fire was the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California history to date.
Named after Camp Creek Road, its place of origin, the fire started on November 8, 2018, in Butte County, in Northern California.
How did the fires start in California 2018?
2018 California wildfires. On August 4, 2018, a national disaster was declared in Northern California, due to the extensive wildfires burning there. In November 2018, strong winds aggravated conditions in another round of large, destructive fires that occurred across the state.
What started the Woolsey fire in California?
The Woolsey Fire was a destructive wildfire that burned in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties of the U.S. state of California. The fire destroyed 1,643 structures, killed three people, and prompted the evacuation of more than 295,000 people. It was one of several fires in California that ignited on the same day.
How did the Butte fire start?
The fire, known as the Camp Fire, spread rapidly through Butte County, about 90 miles north of Sacramento. The fire began yesterday, on November 8, near Pulga, California around the Plumas National Forest. Initial firefighters found only 10 to 15 acres burning when they arrived.
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