Publication Date August 22, 2016

Emotional homecomings as Blue Cut fire evacuees return to houses and ashes

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Blue Cut Fire evacuee Roberta Clark, 58, thanks God for her safe return to her Lytle Creek home on Sunday, August 21, 2016. Photo: David Bauman, Riverside Press-Enterprise
Blue Cut Fire evacuee Roberta Clark, 58, thanks God for her safe return to her Lytle Creek home on Sunday, August 21, 2016. Photo: David Bauman, Riverside Press-Enterprise

Saying that the 37,020-acre Blue Cut fire "no longer poses a threat to communities," authorities lifted all remaining evacuation orders Sunday, allowing many residents to return to their homes -- and some to return to just rubble