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In Photos: Wildfire evacuees return home to Cache Creek

Residents return after 11 days to find their homes are intact but the town is painted red with fire retardant.

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Wes Gerwien, 28, looks through a window of his home that was covered in fire retardant.

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A police escorted convoy of evacuees return home to Cache Creek on Highway 1 near Savona.

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Fred Gerwien (R) and his son Wes surney their home that was covered in fire retardant.

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Fire retardant covers a street in the town of Cache Creek.

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Fire retardant covers a street in the town of Cache Creek.

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A home is partially covered in fire retardant in Cache Creek.

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Items in a yard are covered in fire retardant in Cache Creek.

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Fire retardant covers a window of a house in Cache Creek.

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