Photos | Paradise: 100 days after the wildfire

The town of Paradise in the state of California witnessed a massive wildfire in November, 2018. So immense was the magnitude of the fire, that the town faced the risk of almost being wiped off the map. It has been around 100 days since the incident, that killed at least 85 people in the city. The rebuilding of Paradise has just begun. As survivors try to move on with their lives, they still dig for keepsakes in the foundations of their homes.

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A mural by artist Shane Grammer adorns the wall of a building leveled by the Camp Fire in Paradise, California. Grammer says he painted murals throughout the fire-ravaged town to convey hope in the midst of destruction. In the 100 days since a wildfire nearly burned the town of Paradise off the map, the long recovery is just starting. (Noah Berger / AP Photo)

A mural by artist Shane Grammer adorns the wall of a building leveled by the Camp Fire in Paradise, California. Grammer says he painted murals throughout the fire-ravaged town to convey hope in the midst of destruction. In the 100 days since a wildfire nearly burned the town of Paradise off the map, the long recovery is just starting. (Noah Berger / AP Photo)

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A cross for Victoria Taft, right, stands at a memorial for Camp Fire victims in Paradise. (Noah Berger / AP Photo)

A cross for Victoria Taft, right, stands at a memorial for Camp Fire victims in Paradise. (Noah Berger / AP Photo)

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Carol Beall, right, hugs friends as they comb through the remains of her residence, destroyed by the Camp Fire, in Paradise, California. It was the first time that Beall, who lived in the the Ridgewood Mobile Home Park, returned to Paradise since fleeing the blaze in November 2018. (Noah Berger / AP Photo)

Carol Beall, right, hugs friends as they comb through the remains of her residence, destroyed by the Camp Fire, in Paradise, California. It was the first time that Beall, who lived in the the Ridgewood Mobile Home Park, returned to Paradise since fleeing the blaze in November 2018. (Noah Berger / AP Photo)

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Crosses memorializing Camp Fire victims line a ridge in Paradise. The blaze killed at least 85 people according to the Butte County sheriff's office. (Noah Berger / AP Photo)

Crosses memorializing Camp Fire victims line a ridge in Paradise. The blaze killed at least 85 people according to the Butte County sheriff's office. (Noah Berger / AP Photo)

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An excavator loads debris onto a truck while clearing a property burned by the Camp Fire in Paradise. Workers have been cutting down trees and clearing the burned-out lots at the town as part of the process to rebuild the town. (Noah Berger / AP Photo)

An excavator loads debris onto a truck while clearing a property burned by the Camp Fire in Paradise. Workers have been cutting down trees and clearing the burned-out lots at the town as part of the process to rebuild the town. (Noah Berger / AP Photo)

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Joanie Ellison cries while visiting a memorial for Camp Fire victims in Paradise, Calif. Ellison, currently staying on her daughter's couch, hopes to re-settle in Paradise. Notwithstanding the rescue operations in Paradise, the place still appears like a ghost town, with the survivors latching on to the memories of their loved ones who lost their lives in the fire. (Noah Berger / AP Photo)

Joanie Ellison cries while visiting a memorial for Camp Fire victims in Paradise, Calif. Ellison, currently staying on her daughter's couch, hopes to re-settle in Paradise. Notwithstanding the rescue operations in Paradise, the place still appears like a ghost town, with the survivors latching on to the memories of their loved ones who lost their lives in the fire. (Noah Berger / AP Photo)

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Another mural by artist Shane Grammer adorns the chimney of a residence leveled by the Camp Fire in Paradise. (Noah Berger / AP Photo)

Another mural by artist Shane Grammer adorns the chimney of a residence leveled by the Camp Fire in Paradise. (Noah Berger / AP Photo)

UPDATED ON FEB 17, 2019 04:38 PM IST
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