PHOTOS: Deadly Camp Fire burns through Butte County, California

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A state of emergency has been declared as one of the deadliest fires in state history burns through Butte County, California. (AP Photo/John Locher)

A state of emergency has been declared as one of the deadliest fires in state history burns through Butte County, California.

The Camp Fire has been blamed for at least 29 deaths as of Monday morning, making it tied for the deadliest wildfire in California. Evacuation orders have been issued for the fire, which has burned more than 100,000 acres.
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A state of emergency has been declared as one of the deadliest fires in state history burns through Butte County, California.



One of the hardest hit areas was the town of Paradise, which is about 180 miles northeast of San Francisco.

"Pretty much the community of Paradise is destroyed, it's that kind of devastation," said Cal Fire Capt. Scott McLean late Thursday.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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