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Hanna residents allowed to return home after fire

CASPER (WNE) — Hanna residents were being allowed to return home starting at 1 p.m. Sunday after a wildfire prompted evacuations a day earlier.

The Carbon County Office of Emergency Management was working with local authorities to bring back the residents who evacuated, the agency said in a press release.

However, residents that return were being asked to shelter in place.

The fire has burned roughly 7,500 acres since it ignited Saturday and is 0% contained, according to the Bureau of Land Management. FEMA on Saturday authorized the use of fede...