At least 71 people were killed in and nearby the Northern California town of Paradise, which was leveled by the fire. At a press conference on Friday evening, officials said 1,011 people are now reported missing.

Two people were killed by the Southern California fire and a third death in that fire zone is under investigation as possibly linked to the fire.

The Butte County Sheriff’s Office says it is investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred in the Camp Fire evacuation zone on Thursday. 

The sheriff’s office says the shooting happened just after 11 a.m. 

No other information was immediately available and the investigation remains ongoing. 

President Donald Trump will travel to California on Saturday to meet with victims of the deadly wildfires that have scorched the state.

The White House announced Thursday that it is still arranging details of his trip to California, but that visit people who have been impacted by the fires.

The fires in Northern and Southern California started last week and prompted the evacuation of hundreds of thousands of people and the destruction of thousands of homes.

Meanwhile, hundreds of people continue to search through the charred remains of towns destroyed by the Camp Fire.

Officials say more than 5,400 firefighters are battling the blaze that destroyed the town of Paradise and has charred 146,000 acres since it started last Thursday. The blaze is 50% contained.

The wildfire has destroyed more than 8,600 homes and displaced 52,000 people.

CAL FIRE says about 260 commercial buildings are reported destroyed, and 48 are damaged. 

CAL FIRE says it expects to fully contain the fire by November 30th. 

An official cause remains under investigation.

The Associated Press reports that there has been a norovirus outbreak at the Neighborhood Church in Chico, which is being used as an evacuation shelter.

A Butte County public health spokeswoman said that lab tests confirmed it was norovirus. Those who were sick have been quarantined.
There is no word on how many people may have contracted the virus.

Staff mopped the floors with bleach on Wednesday.


Meanwhile, Butte County Sheriff say they've arrested several people caught looting as well.

Those arrests can be found below. One of the suspects is from Reno.

The Salvation Army is collecting monetary donations for fire victims. 

The Salvation Army will utilize the funds to provide ongoing and future assistance in the Butte County area. To give, visit or call 1-800-SAL-ARMY (1-800-725-2769). 

Donations by mail can be sent to: 

The Salvation Army 
PO Box 348000 
Sacramento, CA 95834

(The Associated Press contributed to this report.)