Death toll rises to 76 in California fire with winds ahead

Children stand on the side of the road holding an American flag as the motorcade of President Donald Trump drives through Chico, Calif., on a visit to areas affected by the wildfires, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Residents wave to the motorcade during President Donald Trump’s visit of the Camp Fire in Chico, Calif., on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018. Trump went to Northern California on Saturday to survey the devastation from the nation’s deadliest wildfire in a century. (Paul Kitagaki Jr./The Sacramento Bee via AP, Pool)

CHICO, Calif. — Northern California crews battling the country’s deadliest wildfire in a century were bracing for strong winds, with gusts up to 50 miles per hour, creating the potential to erode gains they have made in containing a disaster that has killed at least 76 and leveled a town.