PBS NewsHour

Calif. authorities seek wildfire's missing and dead

Clip: 11/29/2018 | 6m 24s

It’s been three weeks since the devastating Camp Fire swept through California, leaving at least 88 people dead. In its aftermath, forensic anthropologists comb through mountains of ash in search of human remains. At the same time, law enforcement and other officials struggle to understand the whereabouts of the 190 people still missing. William Brangham reports from Paradise.

Aired: 11/29/18

Rating: NR

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