Emergency officials initially told confused and worried residents not to worry about smoke from what turned into a wildfire on the outskirts of Denver.
Colorado authorities are allowing all remaining evacuees from the Lower North Fork wildfire to return home.
More residents displaced by the Colorado wildfire returned to their homes as fire crews on Sunday fought for full containment of the blaze.
The search for a missing woman in the burn area of the Lower North Fork Fire has been suspended after human remains were found in a home destroyed by the fire.
Crews building the last few miles of fire lines to contain a wildfire southwest of Denver were expected to face warm temperatures and gusty afternoon winds Saturday.