California fires: Camp fire death toll rises to 71 with more than 1,000 missing

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Authorities say figure up by 500 since Wednesday as more remains found in towns devastated by state’s deadliest fire

The number of missing or unaccounted for people in the northern California wildfire soared to 631 on Thursday, authorities said, an increase of more than 500 since Wednesday.

The news came as the death toll in the Camp fire increased to 63 after authorities recovered the remains of an additional seven people.

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