The Latest: Some celebrities lose homes in wildfires | News & Observer The Latest: Some celebrities lose homes in wildfires

Actor Gerard Butler and Camille Grammer Meyer of "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" are among the celebrities whose homes have been damaged or destroyed in a Southern California wildfire.

Hearses stand by as crews search for California fire victims Hearses stand by as crews search for California fire victims

With hearses standing by, crews stepped up the search for bodies in the smoking ruins of Paradise, and relatives desperately looked for more than 100 missing loved ones, as wind-whipped wildfires raged Sunday on both ends of the state.

The Latest: Some celebrities lose homes in wildfires

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the California wildfires (all times local):

Daryl Osby says fire in north of state has taken resources which would usually be used to help deadly blaze in his area

Fears of further California fire damage

Firefighters are facing strengthening hot dry desert winds as they try to contain two major blazes.

Two deadly wildfires fueled by "devil winds" tore through opposite ends of California on Sunday, with residents urged to heed evacuation orders by officials forced to leave their own homes.

Death toll from California wildfires rises to 25 as firefighters hunt for survivors

California firefighters are embarking on exhaustive search-and-rescue operations for survivors and the remains of victims killed in massive wildfires as the death toll climbed to 25. More than 100 are still missing after a wildfire engulfed 164 sq miles of northern California.

Celebs, Firefighters Brace for Increased Winds With Woolsey Fire 10% Contained Celebs, Firefighters Brace for Increased Winds With Woolsey Fire 10% Contained

After a slight reprieve Saturday, the Santa Ana winds are expected to return in force Sunday and continue through Tuesday.

Authorities called in a mobile DNA lab and anthropologists to help identify the dead as the search went on for victims of the most destructive wildfire in California history. The overall death toll from the outbreak of fires at both ends of the state stood at 25 Sunday and appeared likely to rise.

CA wildfire start in the woods. Why do cities keep burning? | The Sacramento Bee California wildfires start in the woods. Why do cities keep burning?

Why do cities burn in California wildfires? The Camp Fire began in rural Butte County before demolishing the town of Paradise, leaving at least nine people dead. It was a rural fire that turned into an urban nightmare.