Brian K. Rice, president of California Professional Firefighters, shared Schaitberger's sentiments, saying that blaming forest management policies for the Camp Fire in Northern California was "dangerously wrong".
University of Alberta fire scientist Mike Flanigan earlier this year told The Associated Press that the hotter and drier the weather, the easier it is for fires to start, spread and burn more intensely.
A number of celebrities also responded to Trump's tweet Saturday.
The Camp Fire virtually obliterated the town of Paradise, home to more than 26,000 people.
In addition to wildfires becoming more frequent - California's fire season is nearly year-round now - scientists have also found that the fires are becoming bigger. And Barbara Hall tried in vain to find out whether her aunt and the woman's husband, who are in their 80s and 90s, made it out of their home in a retirement community in town.
The fires burning in Southern California are generally fueled by dry brush and chaparral burning near suburban homes amid high Santa Ana winds and extremely low humidity.
The death toll now equals that of the Griffith Park Fire in 1933, the deadliest wildfire on record in California. "I am one of the lucky ones".
"Heartbreaking time across California".
The Woolsey Fire doubled in size from Friday night into Sunday, threatening thousands of homes after triggering mandatory evacuation orders for a quarter million people in the upscale Malibu beach colony as well as other communities in Los Angeles and Ventura counties.
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Iranian media reported his remarks as a threat against Iranian tankers that carry Iran's crude and oil products. OPEC and its allies will meet in Vienna on December 6-7 to decide on output policy for 2019.
Authorities were also bringing in a DNA lab and encouraged people with missing relatives to submit samples to aid in identifying the dead after the blaze destroyed more than 6,700 buildings, almost all of them homes.
What about the Woolsey Fire?
The wrath of the wildfires has spared few in their destructive paths, and many have shared what is left of their homes to social media.
The Camp Fire has destroyed more than 6,700 homes and other buildings, creating potential liabilities in the billions of dollars. Haynes said his home survived.
Firefighters fended off strong winds overnight and gained modest ground against the blaze, which grew slightly to 170 square miles (440 square kilometers) from the day before and was 25 percent contained, up from 20 percent, said David Clark, a spokesman for the state fire agency. This, in combination with low humidity, was expected to create the flawless conditions for fires to spread. But it's what is inside the house. "Most importantly, our thoughts go out to all those affected by these terrible fires". "And that's what hurts, those kinds of things hurt, because you can't replace that".
They're also putting themselves more at risk, she says.
The probe targets PG&E in northern California and Southern California Edison Company, the Bay Area News Group reported.
Governor Jerry Brown asked US President Donald Trump to declare a major disaster to bolster the emergency response and help residents recover.
With hearses standing by, crews have stepped up the search for bodies in the smoking ruins of Paradise, and relatives desperately looked forat least 228 missing loved ones, as wind-whipped wildfires raged at both ends of California.
"What you see here is not the famous fog of San Francisco; it's the thick smoke of the Camp fire in Paradise, Calif".