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Evacuation orders reduce to warnings for residents of Boulder Creek, Bonny Doon

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Santa Cruz County, Calif. (KION) Residents of Boulder Creek and Bonny Doon may begin repopulating the area, said CAL FIRE CZU. This comes as several evacuation orders for the CZU Lightning Complex Fire are reduced to warnings.

Those living near the eastern fire's edge, in zones FEL-3B, CRZ-12A and BEN-1A, may return home. Boulder Creek residents in zones CRZ-13B, CRZ-14C, BOU-19, BOU-23, BOU-24, BOU-35, BOU-39, BOU-40, BOU-41, BOU-42 and BOU-43 may also return. And Bonny Doon residents living in zones CRZ-5A, CRZ-7 and CRZ-8A can also go home..

For an interactive map showing which zones are under evacuation click here.

Although the orders have been reduced to warnings, CAL FIRE says that residents still need be ready to leave in an instant should they be told to do so.

In other news, highway 9 is once again open to traffic, but drivers should expect delays caused by crews and utility workers working in the area.

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Amelia Rosenberg

Amelia Rosenberg is a weekend producer at KION News Channel 5/46.


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