As of Friday morning, here are the facts of the Camp Fire, according to Cal Fire.
Where: Butte County and the town of Paradise, CA.
150 miles north/northeast of Sonoma, Paradise is 14 miles due east of Chico
Containment: 45 percent
Acres burned: 142,000
Structures Destroyed: 9,700 residences, 336 commercial
Fatalities: 63 civilians
Why was it given the unfortunate name of “Camp Fire”?:
It was named because of its proximity to Camp Creek Road near Highway 70 in the Feather River Canyon
Air quality: As of noon, www.purpleair.com labeled Sonoma Valley air quality (216) as “Very Unhealthy” for all
Total Fire Personnel: 5,596
Total Fire Engines: 622
Total Fire Crews: 101
Total Helicopters: 24
Total Dozers: 103
Total Water Tenders: 75
Cause: Under investigation
Smoke: Winds are bringing the smoke into the North Bay area, according to the Bay Area Air Quality Control Management District and a high pressure system is trapping the air pollution at ground level.
Watch a video of the fire below: