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Yucaipa Fires: More Containment, Evacuation Orders Lifted

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Firefighters in San Bernardino County have been successful in moving both Yucaipa-area fires, the Oak Glen Fire and the Pendleton Fire, towards containment. As of last night, the Oak Glen Fire, which began midday on Sunday, has burned 1,013 acres and is 60% contained according to Nearby, the Pendleton Fire, which began Monday afternoon, has scorched 860 acres and is now 70 percent contained.

For residents in 400 homes evacuated yesterday saw those orders lifted late yesterday, however "residents of 2,000 homes in the scenic community of apple orchards" near the Oak Glen Fire remain evacuated.