Bear Fire: Evacuations lifted in the Santa Cruz Mountains

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Well wishes greet firefighters and others responding to the Bear Fire on Bear Creek Road. (Shmuel Thaler -- Santa Cruz Sentinel)
Scorched shell of a dump truck sits on the property where fire officials believe the Bear Fire originated. (Dan Coyro -- Santa Cruz Sentinel)
Officials believe the Bear Fire originated from this burned-out residence surrounded by scorthed vehicles on the 800 block of Bear Creek Canyon Road. (Dan Coyro -- Santa Cruz Sentinel)
A hand crew from San Benito/Monterey County work in steep terrain to battle the Bear Fire near Boulder Creek, Calif., on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. The fire started as a structure fire last night and ignited nearby brush. (Dan Honda/Bay Area News Group)
Decorations burn in front of a home that firefighters were able to save on Bear Creek Canyon during the second day of the Bear Fire in Boulder Creek, California, on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. The wildfire has grown to 271 acres but shows signs of slowing down. (Gary Reyes/ Bay Area News Group)
The haze from the Bear Fire is still thick along Bear Creek Canyon during the second day of the Bear Fire in Boulder Creek, California, on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. The wildfire has grown to 271 acres but shows signs of slowing down. (Gary Reyes/ Bay Area News Group)
A local drives his all-terrain vehicle along Bear Creek Rd. as the Bear Fire continues to burn for a second day in Boulder Creek, California, on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. (Gary Reyes/ Bay Area News Group)
Highway 9 is covered in smoke as the Bear Fire continues to burn for a second day in Boulder Creek, California, on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. (Gary Reyes/ Bay Area News Group)
A burned structure along Bear Creek Canyon lays in ruins during the second day of the Bear Fire in Boulder Creek, California, on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. The wildfire has grown to 271 acres but shows signs of slowing down. (Gary Reyes/ Bay Area News Group)
A burned car sits along Bear Creek Canyon during the second day of the Bear Fire in Boulder Creek, California, on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. The wildfire has grown to 271 acres but shows signs of slowing down. (Gary Reyes/ Bay Area News Group)
Pictured is the initial fire site on Bear Creek Canyon Road east of Boulder Creek where the Bear Fire originated on Oct. 16, 2017. (Emily DeRuy/Bay Area News Group)
A Cal Fire firefighter who declined to give his name stands amid the initial fire site on Bear Creek Canyon Road east of Boulder Creek that led to the Bear Fire that broke out Oct. 16, 2017. (Emily DeRuy/Bay Area News Group)
Water drops are made as firefighters battle the Bear Fire near Boulder Creek, Calif., on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. The fire started as a structure fire last night and ignited nearby brush. (Dan Honda/Bay Area News Group)
This truck was burned during the Bear Fire near Boulder Creek, Calif., on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. The fire started as a structure fire last night and ignited nearby brush. (Dan Honda/Bay Area News Group)
A hand crew from San Benito/Monterey County work in steep terrain to battle the Bear Fire near Boulder Creek, Calif., on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. The fire started as a structure fire last night and ignited nearby brush. (Dan Honda/Bay Area News Group)
Smoke hangs over the Santa Cruz Mountains near Boulder Creek as firefighters battle the Bear Fire near Boulder Creek, Calif., on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. The fire started as a structure fire last night and ignited nearby brush. (Dan Honda/Bay Area News Group)
Crews make their way into the fire area as firefighters battle the Bear Fire near Boulder Creek, Calif., on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. The fire started as a structure fire last night and ignited nearby brush. (Dan Honda/Bay Area News Group)
Cal Fire Captain Sean Adams, second from left, speaks to his crew, evaluating their performance in fighting the Bear Fire off Bear Creek Road in the Santa Cruz Mountains early Tuesday morning. (Dan Coyro -- Santa Cruz Sentinel)
A hand crew from San Benito/Monterey County work in steep terrain to battle the Bear Fire near Boulder Creek, Calif., on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. The fire started as a structure fire last night and ignited nearby brush. (Dan Honda/Bay Area News Group)
Leon Milburn, Red Cross volunteer, looks over a site map of the Santa Cruz Mountains with Shammy Karim, Superintendent of Lakeside Joint School District and Las Cumbres resident Pat Nyberg. Nyberg was ordered to evacuate...

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