Hours after California's outgoing and incoming governors joined Trump as he surveyed the devastation in the town of Paradise, authorities raised the death toll to 76 and warned people being let back into previously evacuated areas to watch out for any remains.
Although Trump has been at odds with Brown and Newsom's forest management practices, or lack thereof, the Democratic leaders said it was time for all three of them to come together on behalf of Californians impacted by the fires.
They were met on the tarmac by Governor Jerry Brown and Governor-elect Gavin Newsom, both of them Democrats in a state that leans strongly that way.
The inferno erupted November 8, laying waste to Paradise in the northern foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains and sending thousands fleeing. Her trailer home and place of employment were destroyed.
Additional rounds of rain are expected in northern California, near the devastating Camp Fire, Thursday and Friday, according to Accuweather Senior Meteorologist Mike Doll.
Trump and California Gov. Trump beat Hillary Clinton by four percentage points in Butte County in 2016.
"I lost everything. I've got the clothes I got, but people have been nice and really helping us", Greb said.
Asked if he thought climate change contributed to the fires, he said: "Maybe it contributes a little bit".
Trump said federal authorities would work with the state and also with environment groups to find a better strategy for forest management. The declaration evoked his initial tweeted reaction to the fire, the worst in the state's history, in which he seemed to blame local officials and threatened to take away federal funding. "We will always be with you", he tweeted in the evening.
That included Maggie Missere-Crowder, who said she was focused on getting her tent and boxes of food into her pickup truck.
The Camp Fire has burned 146,000 acres (59,000 hectares) and was 50 percent contained by Friday, California's fire service said.
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The Camp Fire is now the deadliest fire in the United States in a century. Approximately 12,200 buildings have been destroyed, as more than 5,600 fire personnel try to contain the fire.
Paul Briones, a firefighter from Bakersfield, predicted Trump's visit would be a huge boost to the community, showing "that this on a national level is a priority".
Northern California's Camp Fire has destroyed almost 10,000 homes and torched 233 square miles (603 square kilometres).
Firefighters were racing against time with a red flag warning issued for Saturday night into Sunday, including winds up to 50mph (80km/h) and low humidity. Rain was forecast for midweek, which could help firefighters but also complicate the search for remains.
Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea called the list dynamic and said it will fluctuate. "Everybody now knows that this is what we have to be doing ..."
Authorities in California are working to locate more than one thousand missing people.
He received a call earlier this week that his father's remains might have been found and now will go to California to provide a DNA sample.
"You've got to take care of the floors", Trump said. "This is a massive undertaking".
Firefighter Jose Corona monitors a burning home as the Camp Fire burns in Magalia, Calif., on November 9, 2018.
For one family, good news arrived by telephone. Price had been presumed missing but was tracked down at a shelter. "Hopefully this is going to be the last one of these, because this was a really, really bad one". She needed a walker for her elderly mother and tags for her vehicle.
They got out, but another team couldn't and ended up back at the hospital. The home had burned down to its concrete foundation.
"Paradise is not gone", Jody Jones said, citing a friend's Facebook post. "Great families, torn apart".