Residents head back into California town leveled by wildfire

  • Scorched wheelchairs rest outside Cypress Meadows Post-Acute, a nursing home leveled by the Camp Fire, on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Paradise, Calif. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

  • A bed rests outside Cypress Meadows Post-Acute, a nursing home leveled by the Camp Fire, on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Paradise, Calif. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

  • Joyce McLean, wearing a hazmat suit, looks through the remains of her home Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, in Paradise Calif. Some residents of a California town devastated by a catastrophic wildfire nearly a month ago were finally allowed to return home to sift through the charred remains in search of precious family heirlooms, photos and other possessions. A long line of cars waited in a cold drizzle at a checkpoint on their way to neighborhoods on the east side of Paradise. (AP Photo/Don Thompson)

PARADISE, Calif. — Joyce and Jerry McLean sifted through twisted metal and broken glass Wednesday on the property where their mobile home once stood, hoping to find precious family possessions that might have survived the devastating California wildfire that leveled Paradise.

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