The blue of an unfurled body bag has become a gut-wrenching splash of color in this apocalyptic landscape as pressure mounts to account for the hundreds of missing people after a wildfire roared through the California town of Paradise.
Much of the death and devastation has occurred in Paradise, a town of 26,000-odd residents in Butte County, California. "We love this area, we love the people here, we love this neighborhood".
"The rate of spread is exponentially more than it used to be", he said. California actually pays more money to the federal government than it gets back. The long bag looks nearly empty as it's carefully carried out of the ruins and placed in a black hearse. And Barbara Hall tried in vain to find out whether her aunt and the woman's husband, who are in their 80s and 90s, made it out alive from their retirement community. Arlene Bickel and her husband, Paul Bickel, are in their 80s and 90s and have not been heard from since the fire.
Luxury homes in Malibu and other beach communities are among properties that have fallen victim to the flames. They were sweeping houses and cars to figure out damage. Did they get away? Did their vehicle go over the edge of a mountain somewhere?
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"If my dad hadn't have come home from work when he did, I probably wouldn't have gotten out of there, because I wouldn't have known", Bush said. Over 30 people reportedly died as a result of wildfires. No one answered the door, and it was dark inside.
Nine of those dogs were picked up in one stop, when locals told him to check out the Rosewood Drive in Magalia where he found the pack of pooches looking for help.
Authorities said they were bringing in two mobile morgue units from the military, requesting an additional 150 search-and-rescue personnel, and seeking the setup of a rapid DNA system to speed the analysis of remains.
Some relatives have received answers, but not the ones they wanted.
"I hope somebody will do something about PG&E", the resident said.
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His niece was the last person to talk to his mother by phone as flames bore down on the house.
Stan Craig's sister, Beverly Craig Powers, has not returned numerous texts and calls, and the adult children of her partner, Robert Duvall, have not heard from their father, he said. A far smaller crew is fighting this blaze, and only five engines, three water tenders and 40 people are assigned to the Hill Fire.
What's left of a staircase stands amidst a smoldering home as the Camp fire tears through Paradise, north of Sacramento, California.
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