Article Photos: After blaze, mudslide threat for 20 Calif. homes 5/7

Escondido Fire Battalion Chief Mike Bertrand, center, thanks all the firefighters in his strike team inside the Lake Hemet Market on Sunday, July 21, 2013. Fire officials started releasing some of the firefighters as the rain helped stop the Mountain Fire. Thousands of people were allowed to return to their homes in Southern California mountain communities near Palm Springs on Sunday, after firefighters aided by heavy rain made substantial progress against a week-old wildfire that has burned across 42 square miles and destroyed seven homes.  (AP Photo/The Press-Enterprise, Terry Pierson)