List of unaccounted for in Camp Fire reduced to 11

Businessman gives $1,000 to each student at Paradise High School

Camp Fire Paradise area
Camp Fire, Paradise area. Butte County photo.

After reaching a high of more than 1,300 people, the number that are unaccounted for in the Camp Fire near Paradise, California has shrunk to just 11. Below are the last names, first names, age and  location if known:

  1. Baker, Harriett, Oroville
  2. Banks, Darla
  3. Casilla, John, 50-60, Paradise
  4. Cody, Florence, Paradise
  5. Demianew, John, 54, Paradise
  6. Fabila-Martinez, Sara, 50, Paradise
  7. Krug, Wendy, 46, Paradise
  8. Ruel, Devon, Chico
  9. Saubaysa (Sabalsa), Noe (Alejandro), 23
  10. Sparks, Johnm, Paradise
  11. Tafoya, Noelle

The Sheriff’s Office asks those who are listed and are safe to call the missing persons call center at 530-538-6570, 530-538-7544 or 530-538-7671.

The number of fatalities has been reduced to 85 after, according to the sheriff’s office,“remains originally thought to be separate cases have since been proved by DNA to be the same case.”

To see all of the articles on Wildfire Today about the Camp Fire, including the most recent, click HERE.

Of the 85 dead, three remain unidentified. Of those identified, 43 have been “positively identified,” with the rest still tentative, sometimes based on circumstantial evidence.

A San Diego businessman has given $1,000 checks to students and staff at Paradise High School.

Robert S. Wilson
Robert S. Wilson

From NPR:

“A San Diego businessman wanted to do something to help young people affected by the Camp Fire, which decimated the city of Paradise, Calif., earlier this month.

“So Bob Wilson came with two suitcases full of $1,000 checks – enough for each of Paradise High School’s 980 students and 105 staff members, including teachers, janitors and bus drivers.

“On a rainy Tuesday night, the students and staff from a town now dispersed showed up at nearby Chico High School, where Wilson handed out the checks — $1.1 million in all, according to The Associated Press.

“Wilson, 90, made his money in commercial real estate and shopping centers, and he’s also a partner in operating six Fish Market restaurants in California.”

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Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, he continues to learn, and strives to be a Student of Fire.

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