Number of missing people in California fires drops to 11

The number of people still missing in the recent wildfires in Northern California has dropped to 11, The Associated Press reported Tuesday.

Authorities said this week that the number, which swelled to over 1,000 at one point, was down to nearly single digits, according to the AP.

Officials said they have located more than 3,000 people who were at one point reported missing in the blaze.

“I think that’s a pretty remarkable number at this point,” Butte County, Calif., Sheriff Kory Honea told the AP.

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The death toll also dropped on Monday from 88 to 85 after authorities determined some remains were identified multiple times.

The Camp Fire in Northern California killed more than 70 people last month and ravaged thousands of buildings. At the same time, the Woolsey Fire destroyed buildings and killed multiple people in Southern California.

President TrumpDonald John TrumpThorny part of obstruction of justice is proving intent, that's a job for Congress Obama condemns attacks in Sri Lanka as 'an attack on humanity' Schiff rips Conway's 'display of alternative facts' on Russian election interference MORE and Interior Secretary Ryan ZinkeRyan Keith ZinkeOvernight Energy: Gillibrand offers bill to ban pesticide from school lunches | Interior secretary met tribal lawyer tied to Zinke casino dispute | Critics say EPA rule could reintroduce asbestos use Interior secretary met with tribal lawyer attached to Zinke casino dispute Zinke joins board of small gold mining company MORE both visited California to tour damage left by the fires.

Trump drew criticism for initially threatening to withhold federal funding from the state if it did not change its forest management strategies, but later provided full aid and pledged to assist recovery efforts.