PARADISE, Calif | The Latest: Death toll hits 6 in N California fire

PARADISE, Calif  | The Latest: Death toll hits 6 in N California fire

PARADISE, Calif.— The Latest on California’s wildfires (all times local):

4:55 p.m.

A sheriff’s spokeswoman has confirmed a sixth death in a Northern California wildfire that has forced tens of thousands of people to evacuate.

Butte County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Megan McMann said Friday she did not have details on the circumstances of the death.

Sheriff’s officials said earlier that five people were found dead in vehicles that were torched by flames in the same area in the town of Paradise.

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