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Glen Ellen residents evacuated in Nuns Fire cleared to return

Two weeks after wildfires ravaged California’s Wine Country, residents in some Sonoma County areas devastated by flames finally were allowed to return to their neighborhoods Sunday. In Glen Ellen, authorities reopened neighborhoods around noon to evacuated residents, who would find out whether their homes survived the fierce Nuns Fire that erupted on Oct. 8 and tore through the area. The Nuns Fire was 90 percent contained Sunday after swelling to more than 56,000 acres as it merged with several blazes, including the Partrick and Oakmont fires, in the days after dozens of wildfires exploded around Wine Country and beyond. The destruction in Glen Ellen was vast.

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