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The Mountain Fire broke out July 15, forcing nearly 6,000 evacuations between Palm Springs and Hemet (credit: CBS)

Evacuation Warning Issued For Apple Canyon As Mudslide Threat Looms

The wildfire that destroyed seven homes and threatened the mountain town of Idyllwild was sluggish after a thunderstorm drenched the timberland and settled over the mountains Monday, threatening to trigger mudslides and flash flooding to the freshly burned area.

CBS Los Angeles–07/22/2013

A helicopter makes a drop on the Mountain Fire on July 18, 2013, near Idyllwild, California. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Mountain Fire Evacuation Orders Lifted For Idyllwild, Fern Valley

Authorities Sunday said they were lifting evacuation orders for Idyllwild and Fern Valley as a threat to those communities from the 42-square-mile Mountain Fire had diminished.

07/21/2013

(credit: CBS)

27,278-Acre Mountain Fire 49 Percent Contained

Firefighters made progress overnight along the northwest flank of a stubborn wildfire in Riverside County.

07/20/2013

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