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Death toll mounts in Northern California city of Paradise as search for victims continues

PARADISE, Calif. - The death toll from the Camp fire raging in Butte County rose to 29 on Sunday as authorities continued their search for victims amid the ruins of the Sierra foothills town of Paradise.

Five additional victims were found in their homes, said Butte County Sheriff-Coroner Kory Honea. Another was found in a vehicle.

The number could continue to grow. On Sunday, authorities said, there were 228 people whose whereabouts were unknown.

The search has been hampered by the active fire still burning in the area. Through much of the weekend, the

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