Paradise Elementary School is seen after burning down during the Camp fire in Paradise.
He urged anyone who may be on that list to contact the Butte County Sheriff's Office, so they can help connect people and update who is still unaccounted for. "Heartbreaking time across California", Butler captioned the shocking photo.
Although it is hard to be certain due to inconsistencies in record keeping and categorization, the Camp Fire appears to deadliest American wildfire in a century - since the Cloquet Fire killed an estimated 1,000 people in Minnesota in 1918.
Many bodies recovered from the Camp Fire were found inside or near homes or in vehicles, officials said.
The Camp Fire burned down more than 6,700 homes and businesses in Paradise, more structures than any other California wildfire on record, and the death toll, which could rise, also makes it one of the deadliest.
Twenty-nine people have died in the Northern California blaze.
The territory menaced by the Woolsey fire includes a rich swath of real estate along the coast and in charming hills and canyons that is coveted by the Hollywood elite for its beauty and seclusion that is yet not too far removed from the Los Angeles entertainment industry. But when he returned to his house, he found only debris, ashes, and a burned down auto.
California's endless fire season. Everything is burned up. "It's going to be more stark, like a moonscape", says luxury appraiser John C. Carlson, who is based in Los Angeles. We've seen some quite extraordinary scenes and the first in that case moved so quickly that people just did have time to get anything together.
The Camp Fire on Sunday stood at 173 square miles (450 square kilometres) and was 25 per cent contained, but Cal Fire spokesman Bill Murphy warned that gusty winds predicted into Monday morning could spark "explosive fire behaviour".
At least six firefighters have been injured in both blazes, according to CalFire.
Southern California Edison, a unit of Edison International serving that area, said in a statement Friday that it filed an initial report with preliminary information on the Woolsey fire with the California Public Utilities Commission. A series of wildfires in northern California's wine country last fall killed 44 people and destroyed more than 5,000 homes. Ten of the bodies were found in the town of Paradise while four were discovered in the Concow area, both in Butte County.
"This is not the new normal, this is the new abnormal", Brown said.
"And those who deny that are definitely contributing to the tragedies that we're now witnessing and will continue to witness in the coming years", Brown said.
Wildfires have become more devastating because of the extreme weather swings from global warming, fire scientists said.
"I am one of the lucky ones", she added. "My animals and LOVE OF MY LIFE made it out safely & that's all that matters right now". Jones said her family is now living in their mobile home parked in a vacant lot. Numerous wealthy area's residents own horses, and for the past days Twitter has been filled with messages of people seeking and offering help. Maybe our new Congress can help.