California taps war-zone DNA specialists after wildfire

FILE PHOTO: A Butte County Sheriff deputy places yellow tape at the scene where human remains were found during the Camp fire in Paradise, California, U.S. November 10, 2018. REUTERS/Stephen Lam/File Photo

(Reuters) – Paradise looked like a war zone when authorities decided to turn to a team of combat-trained DNA specialists to quickly identify human remains believed to be in the charred ruins left after a wildfire incinerated the northern California town. For the grieving town, locating and identifying victims has become a top priority. With […]

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