"I mean, as big as they look on the tube, you don't see what's going on until you come here," President Donald Trump said during his visit to California.
"I was with the president of Finland," Trump said. "He called it a forest nation ... And they don't have any problem."
Full containment is not expected until November 30.
Six people charged with a series of offenses after being found in evacuated area during huge blaze.
The Camp Fire has burned about 113,000 acres, destroyed more than 6,700 homes and businesses, and claimed at least 29 lives.
The Camp Fire is now the joint deadliest wildfire in California history.
"The president's message attacking California and threatening to withhold aid to the victims of the cataclysmic fires is Ill-informed, ill-timed and demeaning to those who are suffering as well as the men and women on the front lines."
At least 20 residents at Oakmont Senior Living could have perished in the fire because of untrained staff, report said.
"This was a customer support mistake," a Verizon spokesperson said.
Lost in the flames was the American flag given to him at his veteran father's funeral.
Fire officials have managed to completely contain the River Fire, which merged with the Ranch Fire to create the Mendocino Complex Fire.
Inmate firefighters are putting their lives on the line to put out California's wildfires for $2 a day.
Gusting winds, triple digit temperatures and almost zero chance of rain in Northern California pose a persistent threat to firefighters.
The president said water was not being used properly.
The Carr fire is now ranked as the sixth most destructive wildfire in California's history.
The fire has killed six people and destroyed more than 800 homes.
From a heartwarming photo of a San Francisco Highway Patrolman holding a rescued baby deer to terrifying images of huge walls of flames.
California has seen 2,964 wildfires since the start of the year.
More than three dozen wildfires have broken out across the western United States, fanned by scorching heat, winds and low humidity in a particularly intense fire season.
Over the weekend officials were able to contain the South Fire in California by 50 percent.
"The painting is not very inspired—high school students have doodled better artworks during trig class."
The fire has torched 270,000 acres and prompted mass evacuations.