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Sand Fire evacuation orders to lift after 5 p.m. Monday

People who live in the neighborhood near County Road 41 will be allowed back in their homes at 5 p.m.

YOLO COUNTY, Calif. — Evacuation orders for the Sand Fire are set to expire Monday evening for people living in the County Road 41 area of Yolo County.

According to Cal Fire, beginning at 5 p.m. those who live in the neighborhood of County Road 41 will be allowed to return home, however, they will still be under an evacuation advisory. Click here to learn more about evacuations.

Cal Fire officials ask that people returning to the area drive slow, since firefighters are still patrolling and may be on roadways. 

All trails and footpaths will remain off limits. 

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Residents are still told to be aware of smoke and fire in the area, and to call 911 if they see any new fires flare up.

According to the latest update from Cal Fire, the Sand Fire has burned 2,200 acres along County Road 41 and Highway 16, near the town of Rumsey, in Yolo County. Seven non-residential buildings have been destroyed. The fire is 30 percent contained. 

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