Residents of California town leveled by fire can go home

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Some residents of a Northern California town devastated by a deadly wildfire are being allowed to return home, nearly a month after the blaze swept through the town. 

The Butte County Sheriff’s Office says evacuation orders will be lifted Wednesday for some neighborhoods in Paradise, where a fire destroyed about 14,000 homes and killed at least 85 people.

The sheriff’s office says all residents will be allowed back by Thursday.  

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