GOODWIN FIRE: Residents return to Mayer after evacuation order was lifted

On Thursday, fire crews began to make gains on the Goodwin Fire, which has been burning since June 24.

As of Thursday afternoon, the fire was 25 percent contained, and has burned nearly 25,000 acres of land. Also on Thursday, an evacuation order for the town of Mayer was lifted, allowing some 1,500 people who live there to return home.

VIDEO: FOX 10's Nicole Garcia reports.