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No additional human remains found in Camp Fire; death toll stands at 88

Posted at 8:14 PM, Nov 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-27 23:14:48-05

No additional human remains were found in the Camp Fire Tuesday.

The Butte County Sheriff’s office says the death toll stands at 88. Of the 88 people who died, 54 have been tentatively identified, and 28 have been positively identified. The Sheriff’s Office is waiting for DNA confirmation on the identities.

The number of people who are unaccounted for fell to 158, down from 203 on Monday.

Deputies say 2,809 people who were at one point reported as missing have now been accounted for.

The fire burned more than 153,000 acres before it was fully contained over the weekend. It began on November 8.

Nearly 14,000 homes and nearly 5,000 other structures were destroyed in the fire.