"I want to recover as many remains as we possibly can, as soon as we can". Jordan said no one seemed to know whether they were able to get out or whether their house was still standing.
"In the beginning there was hope", Janes said through tears.
The sheriff said he also has requested three portable morgue teams from the US military, a "disaster mortuary" crew and an unspecified number of cadaver dog units to assist in the search for human remains.
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The Paris weather - grey and damp - seemed aptly fitting when remembering a war fought in mud and relentless horror. He arrived separately for security reasons, and his motorcade was briefly detained by protesters.
The flames were so fierce that they melted metal. In some cases, there were only charred fragments of bone, so small that coroner's investigators used a wire basket to sift and sort them. Investigators are consulting forensic anthropologists for help in identifying the remains. At least 228 people were still missing, according to Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea. No cars in the driveway was a considered a good sign, one auto a little more ominous and multiple burned-out vehicles more reason for worry.
PG&E customer Betsy Ann Cowley told the Daily Mail that she received an email from the power company on November 7, warning her that crews would need to come inspect power lines on her land because "they were having problems with sparks". Investigators have since declared the area a crime scene.
With gusty winds overnight challenging firefighters further, many are left with an agonising wait to see whether their home withstands the flames.
Paradise, which is home to many elderly retirees and has experienced an unusually dry fall, was virtually razed to the ground by the fast-moving "Camp Fire" blaze.
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The over/under is set high at 240 points, as the Warriors average 123.5 points per game and the Bucks average 120 per game. Thompson started the season in a shooting slump, only banking five 3-pointers through the first seven games of the season.
Almost 9,000 firefighters, many from out of state, were battling to suppress the Camp Fire, the Woolsey Fire and a handful of smaller Southern California blazes, backed by squadrons of water-dropping helicopters and airplane tankers. Two people lost their lives and an additional three firefighters were injured.
Los Angeles County Fire Chief Daryl Osby echoed Brown's sentiments, noting how widespread the fire destruction has been across the state.
The fire burned through part of a former research site that once housed a nuclear reactor and has been undergoing a years-long waste cleanup. Its death toll of 29 now equals that of the Griffith Park Fire in 1933, the deadliest wildfire on record in California.
Within days of being sparked, recent multiple wildfires in California ravaged the state, destroying homes and claiming lives.
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The shooting at the Las Vegas country music festival on October 1, 2017 left 58 people dead and more than 500 injured . Sergeant Helus was set to retire next year, after 29 years of service with the Ventura Country Sheriff's Department.