He acknowledged the list is "dynamic" and includes reports of missing people from the disaster's frantic early hours when authorities were flooded with calls. Queen Elizabeth is the most recent - and arguably most unexpected - person to comment on what's happening, but many celebrities who live in the area have taken to social media to talk about it.
"I think people have to see this really to understand it, " Trump said.
The number of people unaccounted for after the fire has fluctuated all week and officials have warned those numbers are nearly certain to change day by day.
Outbreak of the Camp Fire coincided with a series of smaller blazes in Southern California, most notably the Woolsey Fire, which is linked to three fatalities and has destroyed at least 500 structures near the Malibu coast west of Los Angeles. The fire is already the deadliest in the USA since the Cloquet Fire hit Minnesota a century ago.
Even with the spike on Friday, PG&E is down 45% this year.
Hundreds of deputies, National Guard troops, anthropologists and coroners are sifting through leveled homes and mangled cars for remains.
"They're out there fighting and they're fighting like hell, " Trump said of the first responders.
The President's plans for the visit, only his second as president, come after he initially criticized California forest management last weekend, shortly after the fires started, threatening to withhold federal emergency funds.
"We need to work in unison to make sure we thin the forest, especially fire breaks, and make sure we have prescribed burns", Zinke told The Associated Press.
Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea said much of the increase in the number of missing was due to his office's efforts to comb through a backlog of emergency calls that came in during the first hours of the fire on November 8. Some names on the list appear a couple of times, and it's unclear whether others are duplicates, too, Honea said.
At a shelter set in a church in nearby Oroville, a bulletin board was plastered with dozens of photos of missing people, along with messages and phone numbers.
"We'll be looking at everything", he said.
Paradise resident Wayne Williamson lost his home, auto and belongings in the fire and is now looking for his brother Ronald Crawford, who has not been heard from since before the fire.
CAL Fire and the Ventura County Fire Department and the Ventura County Sheriff's Office are investigating both blazes.
For two days, Paradise police Officer Matthew Gates searched through ash and collapsed buildings for the remains of a woman. But Gates couldn't find her.
Maggie Missere-Crowder said if Trump came to the Walmart, she would shake his hand, but she otherwise needed to focus on getting her tent and plastic storage boxes with food and other items into her pickup truck.
"He hasn't showed up yet and I think he would by now", Williamson told KRCR TV.
Search teams with cadaver dogs, meanwhile, combed through charred, rubble-strewn expanses of burned-out neighborhoods looking for bodies.