Resources to help the tens of thousands of Camp Fire evacuees are strapped. Shelters are overcrowded. Hotels are at capacity. People are living in tents. A stomach illness resembling norovirus is spreading. Now weather forecasters are predicting heavy rain this week, which could worsen the situation.
Cramped shelters, illnesses, few resources: Camp Fire evacuees feel the strain
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How Camp Fire evacuees are faring
It’s almost two weeks since the Camp Fire started in northern California. Resources to help the tens of thousands of evacuees are strapped. Shelters are overcrowded. Hotels...
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With every new fire, it’s becoming clearer that California could do a better job getting people out of harm’s way faster and more safely. In Paradise, officials initially...
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How the Santa Monica Mountains are faring after the Woolsey Fire
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9 min, 7 sec
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