(KRON) – Cal Fire announced on Sunday morning that the Camp Fire is now 100 percent contained.
The fire burned 153,336 acres since it began on Nov. 8.
#CampFire [final] Pulga Road at Camp Creek Road near Jarbo Gap (Butte County) is now 100% contained at 153,336 acres. Unified Command: @CALFIRE_ButteCo, @ButteSheriff, Paradise Police Department, and the USFS.https://t.co/CJkryyPNVZ pic.twitter.com/TjMmiLrRQQ— CAL FIRE (@CAL_FIRE) November 25, 2018
Cal Fire released an updated incident statement saying 85 people lost their lives and the fire destroyed 13,972 residences, 528 commercial buildings and 4,293 other buildings. The search for hundreds of people does continue. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.