Heavy rain threatens the search and rescue efforts in Butte County

SAN DIEGO (KUSI)- The rain will be some much needed help for containing the Camp Fire and should reduce the risk of more wildfires for the rest of the year.

It also brings the risk of floods and mudslides and most importantly, makes the search for survivors and the hunt for remains more challenging.

With hundreds of people still missing, San Diego has sent its Task Force Eight to help with different aspects of search and rescue efforts. Task Force Eight’s 600 mile journey to Butte County has been met with tremendous appreciation.

Despite the odds, Responders  are determined in their search for potential survivors or victims.

Categories: California News, Wildfires