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In pictures: Deadliest wildfire in California

The number of dead in a wildfire raging in California rose to 29 on Sunday, matching the deadliest in the state's history

In pictures: Deadliest wildfire in California
The largest fires were in Butte County, a scenic area in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains north of Sacramento, and in the Los Angeles area, where two deaths were reported.
In pictures: Deadliest wildfire in California
A helicopter makes a water drop in the Feather River Canyon, east of Paradise, California.
In pictures: Deadliest wildfire in California
So far, three of the more than 4,000 firefighters deployed have been injured.
In pictures: Deadliest wildfire in California
Smoke from the blaze reached toward the ocean along Pacific Coast Highway near Malibu, California.
In pictures: Deadliest wildfire in California
Acrid smoke from the fire covered the sky for miles, the sun barely visible; on the ground, cars caught in the flames were reduced to metal carcasses.
In pictures: Deadliest wildfire in California
Yuba County Sheriff officers carry a body away from a burned residence in Paradise, California.