76,000-acre Valley Fire now 95 percent contained

Charlie Liethen, right, embraces Sharon Dawson, who lost her home in a wildfire, in Middletown, Calif., Monday, Sept. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Cal Fire reports that the 76,067-acre Valley Fire in southern Lake County is now 95 percent contained.



The sheriff's department says all traffic restrictions will be lifted Saturday at 5 p.m. in Cobb and the surrounding neighborhoods.

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Much of Cobb was destroyed by the fire. It's the last area covered under a mandatory evacuation order.

Although the road blocks will be removed, not all utilities have been restored

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