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Thousands of fire weary residents made their way home Monday as the battle against flames continued in the hills overlooking Sonoma Valley.
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Wine Country evacuation orders are being lifted gradually, allowing residents to return where houses still stand. Others have slipped into burned neighborhoods to assess their loss.

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