Firefighters are making progress tamping down a massive wildfire in Southern California

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Firefighters made progress on a large wildfire in Southern California on Saturday, though it continues to threaten about 2,500 homes and buildings.
Authorities lifted evacuation orders for a farm community after crews managed to contain 30% of the Maria Fire.
County officials said in a 6 p.m. update that the humidity level is expected to stay low and winds will become more favorable to firefighting in Southern California.
In Northern California, more people were allowed to return to areas evacuated due to the huge Kincade Fire burning for days in the Sonoma County wine country.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities lifted evacuation orders for a farm community Saturday as firefighters make progress on a large wildfire in Southern California that continues to threaten about 2,500 homes and buildings.

Ventura County officials allowed an unknown number of residents in Somis to return home Saturday morning after firefighters contained 30% of the Maria Fire, which has burned nearly 15 square miles and forced nearly 11,000 people to evacuate.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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