California Wildfires: Couple's Home 'Gone In A Whiff' Hundreds of wildfires are still burning out of control in California. In the northern part of the state, one area has been in and out of mandatory evacuations for the past two weeks. One couple, Joan and Jerrold Lively, recently returned to their home.
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California Wildfires: Couple's Home 'Gone In A Whiff'

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California Wildfires: Couple's Home 'Gone In A Whiff'

California Wildfires: Couple's Home 'Gone In A Whiff'

California Wildfires: Couple's Home 'Gone In A Whiff'

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Hundreds of wildfires are still burning out of control in California. In the northern part of the state, one area has been in and out of mandatory evacuations for the past two weeks. One couple, Joan and Jerrold Lively, recently returned to their home — and found that a lifetime of memorabilia was "gone in a whiff."

Tamara Keith reports from member station KQED.