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Frustration and relief as evacuees come home in San Marcos

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SAN MARCOS (CBS 8) - Firefighters are making good progress on the Cocos Fire in San Marcos. Cal Fire Saturday is reporting that the Cocos Fire is now 70 percent contained and little more than 2,500 acres have been scorched.

Fifteen hundred structures are threatened and eight homes have been destroyed.

In this video report, CBS News 8’s Abbie Alford spoke to evacuated families coming home facing more obstacles and others who are relieved.
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