Search for Camp Fire remains intensifies ahead of rain

Rescue workers on Tuesday combed through debris of a charred mobile home park in Northern California, searching for the possible remains of victims with urgency before the rains started.

The window to recover any remains from Ridgewood Mobile Home Park, which was destroyed by the Camp Fire, is tiny.

The heavy rains expected as early as Wednesday could drench the Camp Fire, which has burned for nearly two weeks. But the rains also may complicate the search — packing ash, debris and dirt tightly and making it hard to find human remains.

“We’re trying,” said Brian Ferreira, a rescue squad officer with