Evacuees start home as San Diego fire eases

Posted: May 14, 2014 at 5:33 a.m.

Wildfires roared through dry California canyons Tuesday, prompting evacuation orders for more than 20,000 homes on the outskirts of San Diego and another 1,200 homes and businesses in Santa Barbara County, about 250 miles to the north. But as the threat eased late Tuesday, residents in San Diego began returning home.

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