Sheriff Lifts Hunters Fire Evacuations

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Smoke fills the sky in Hunters Valley as a wildfire burns in Mariposa County. May 27, 2014


The Mariposa County Sheriff lifted evacuations from the Hunters Fire at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Residents can now return to their homes along Hunters Valley Road, Hunters Valley Access Road, Detwiler Road and Cotton Creek Road.

As of Wednesday morning, the fire had burned 1,300 acres and was 20 percent contained. Two unoccupied homes were destroyed.

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