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USA: Trump sees Cali fire devastation up close and personal in Paradise01:53

USA: Trump sees Cali fire devastation up close and personal in Paradise

United States, Paradise, CA
November 18, 2018 at 00:42 GMT +00:00 · Published

US President Donald Trump joined California Governor Jerry Brown and the Governor-elect Gavin Newsom in Paradise, CA on Saturday to see the destruction left behind by wildfires which tore through the state last week.

"It's going to work out well. But right now we want to take care of the people that are so badly hurt. The families where they've lost, there have been a lot of people who have been lost," Trump said. "We have incredible people doing the job, so we'll get that done better than anybody else could do it."

Wildfires occur often in California but this year has seen a spate of particularly ferocious fires.

The 'Camp' wildfire, which started in the north of the state on November 8, has caused 71 deaths and destroyed over 10,000 structures, and is reportedly the most deadly and destructive blaze in California's history.

Over a thousand people are also reported as missing.

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US President Donald Trump joined California Governor Jerry Brown and the Governor-elect Gavin Newsom in Paradise, CA on Saturday to see the destruction left behind by wildfires which tore through the state last week.

"It's going to work out well. But right now we want to take care of the people that are so badly hurt. The families where they've lost, there have been a lot of people who have been lost," Trump said. "We have incredible people doing the job, so we'll get that done better than anybody else could do it."

Wildfires occur often in California but this year has seen a spate of particularly ferocious fires.

The 'Camp' wildfire, which started in the north of the state on November 8, has caused 71 deaths and destroyed over 10,000 structures, and is reportedly the most deadly and destructive blaze in California's history.

Over a thousand people are also reported as missing.

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