Trump Just Called Fire-Ravaged Town 'Pleasure' Instead Of Paradise By Accident

Mr Niinisto said: "I mentioned to him that Finland is a land covered by forests and we also have a good monitoring system and network".

California, the largest and wealthiest U.S. state, is regularly plagued by wildfires, but the Camp Fire has been unprecedented.

- He also defended his incendiary attacks on the press, which include labeling reporters the "enemy of the people", a phrase more closely associated with authoritarian regimes.

The sheriff spoke after President Donald Trump visited Paradise, the small community that was home to almost 27,000 people in the Sierra foothills, 280km north of San Francisco, before being all but consumed by the blaze.

"Hopefully this is going to be the last of these because this was a really, really bad one", Trump said of the fire.

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'As much as I wish that we could get through all of this before the rains come, I don't know if that's possible, ' Honea said.

The remains of five more people were found Saturday, including four in Paradise and one in nearby Concow, bringing the number of dead to 77.

He said: "Managing the forest is part of it".

The Finnish President told the newspaper that he meant to convey that although Finland is covered by forests, the nation has a good monitoring system which has helped to prevent catastrophic wildfires.

"I think that California's been really terrible to him".

Trump and his advisers have also previously blamed Canadian lumber imports as a reason fallen trees haven't been removed from forests, creating more fuel for the forest fires.

"The fire was right over there and they were raking trees, little trees like this, nut trees, little bushes that you could see were totally dry, weeds".

Brian Rice, president of California Professional Firefighters, called Trump's earlier remarks "ill-informed", noting the federal government had cut spending on forest management. "Remedy now, or no more Fed payments!"

Our local crew was deployed to Southern California for aid in the Woolsey Fire and over the weekend they posted an update on their mission to Facebook.

Firefighters are making progress against the blaze that broke out November 8 and tore through communities west of Los Angeles from Thousand Oaks to Malibu. But two electric utilities have said they sustained equipment problems close to the origins of the blazes around the time they were reported.

The cause of the fires are under investigation.


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