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Camp Fire in California burns through more land than exists in Tampa and St. Pete combined

The wildfire has killed at least 77 people, making it the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century.

The devastation from the Camp Fire in northern California is truly hard to comprehend.

The wildfire has killed at least 77 people, making it the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century.

So far, the Camp Fire has burned 150,000 acres of land. To put this in comparison, the figure exceeds the land total of both Tampa and St. Petersburg combined.

Tampa has about 72,589 acres, and St. Petersburg has 39,520 acres for a total of 112,109 acres.

The Camp Fire is about 65 percent contained as of Monday morning. It has destroyed about 137,774 structures.

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