Southern California Wildfire

July 22, 2013 - 7:36 PM
Cal Fire firefighters wave to residents returning to Idyllwild on Highway 243 after the evacuation order was rescinded in the areas affected by the Mountain Fire on Sunday, July 21, 2013. Thousands of people were allowed to return to their homes in Southern California mountain communities near Palm Springs on Sunday, after firefighters aided by heavy rain made substantial progress against a week-old wildfire that has burned across 42 square miles and destroyed seven homes. (AP Photo/The Press-Enterprise, Terry Pierson)