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Hornbrook, Copco Residents Allowed to Return to Their Homes

Fire officials say that the Klamathon Fire is no longer growing, and they consider it to be 55 percent contained.

Posted: Wed Jul 11 00:12:55 PDT 2018
Updated: Wed Jul 11 00:12:55 PDT 2018

Speech to Text for Hornbrook, Copco Residents Allowed to Return to Their Homes

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not out of the woods yet. peopl newswatch12's sionan barrett joins us live outside the hornbrook chevron gas station. she talked to two families as they saw their burned homes for the first time. [a21]home in hornbrook-live intro both families looked for precious items and memories they didn't have time to take when they were evacuated. both families lost their homes and some pets. while they didn't want to talk on camera, they told me it's devastating, but they're thankful they left in time. 2line: evacuated hornbrook neighbors return home tonight dozens of hornbrook neighbors returned home for the first time since being evacuated. 2line: arnold anderson, hornbrook evacuee returning home arnold says, "it's hard to tell what day process the massive amounts loss. i mean it's not my loss it's their loss it's the communities and everybody's lost something right there even if it's just somebody else's house, everyone's lost something." arnold's home was untouched, but the klamathon fire burned just a few hundred feet from his property line. arnold says, "in all the days that we've been away from my home mid span like we've been in arnold and other neighbors i spoke with say hornbrook is resilient. and people are already coming together. but it's still difficult to think about the walk ahead. arnold says, "i know them and i go by there house and it's gone and it rips a part of me out to, that's how i feel. it just rips out a part of me." while power has returned to hornbrook, the water is still off. cal fire will be here at the chevron station with water bottles for anyone who needs it. live in hornbrook, sionan barrett, newswatch12.
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