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Many residents return in Santa Rosa as wildfire containment grows

Residents in part of Santa Rosa were allowed to re-enter their neighborhoods Saturday as firefighters neared full containment of a series of blazes that caused mass destruction across Northern California. The recent rain that swept through the fire zones of Napa and Sonoma counties — more than six-tenths of an inch — gave firefighters a boost in holding containment lines. Full containment for all of the fires is expected by Wednesday. But a little rainfall and success on the fire line does not mean California is safe from wildfire. Strong winds and hot weather are expected in Southern California over the next few days, officials said.

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