Southern California wildfire

Associated Press
Map locates Idyllwild where 6,000 people were forced to flee wildfires; 1c x 2 inches; 46.5 mm x 50 mm;

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Heavy rains overnight helped slow a massive Southern California wildfire that had threatened the town of Idyllwild, a community about a mile above sea level known for its hiking trails, rock climbing and arts and music scene.

Evacuation orders for Idyllwild and nearby Fern Valley were lifted late Sunday morning, and a spokeswoman for the U.S. Forest Service said tourism businesses were expected to re-open by evening. (Reuters)

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