It started when hot autumn winds snapped a power line east of Paradise, California, showering the ground with sparks.
Flames shot up in dry grass near the Feather River, fanned into nearby pine trees and raced 8 miles to town.
Eighty-five people died and nearly 19,000 buildings were destroyed in the Camp Fire, the state’s deadliest wildfire.
– PUB DATE: 7/26/2019 12:00:00 AM – SOURCE: USA Today
Source: SEAFC National Fire News