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Evacuation orders lifted near Wildomar wildfire, 90 percent contained

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WILDOMAR, Calif. (AP) — Evacuation orders have been lifted for about 200 homes near wildfire in the mountains east of Los Angeles.

The order was called off Friday evening for homes in the La Cresta community south of Lake Elsinore.

The fire in the Cleveland National Forest was 90 percent contained as of Sunday after burning 850 acres (about 344 hectares) of brush.

No homes have been damaged and authorities say cooler weather and lighter winds should help crews trying to surround the flames. About 1,000 firefighters are involved, along with nearly a dozen aircraft.

The blaze was sparked Thursday by a dirt bike that crashed into a tree and ignited spilled gasoline.

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