Six more people have been found dead in burned out homes and cars in what's said to be the deadliest wildfire in California's history. Hundreds of people are missing in the northern part of the state where the so-called campfire has been raging since Thursday. It's already the most destructive the state's ever seen.
The blaze has burned down more than 6,000 homes and businesses in the town of paradise. Many residents were forced to abandon their vehicles and run down the only road out of town.>> Almost looked like an apocalypse.>> Police say they found several bodies in or near scorched cars.
At the southern end of California, the Woolsey Fire has doubled in size. Hot dry winds are whipping up the flames, called the Santa Ana devil winds. They're expected to blow up to 70 miles per hour. A quarter of a million people in Malibu, L.A., and Ventura counties have been forced to evacuate.
>> This is the new abnormal.>> California governor, Jerry Brown said the state's fire departments are dealing with existential conditions. Saying intensifying heat and dryness brought on by climate change are contributing to the severity of the deadly wild fires.>> And those who deny that are definitely contributing to the tragedies that we're now witnessing and will continue to witness in the coming years.
>> US president Donald Trump tweeted on Sunday blaming the, quote, constant devastation from wildfires in California on the states' Forest Management. Trump has previously blamed California officials for fires and has threatened to withhold founding saying the state should do more to remove rotting trees and other debris that fuel blazes.