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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.

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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