There is a move to get rid of the fire chief in the town of Black Forest.
The Black Forest Fire is now 75 percent contained, and officials are hopeful the residents of the some of the worst burned areas will be allowed to briefly return to their property on Tuesday or Wednesday.
A total of 483 homes have been burned by the 22-square-mile Black Forest Fire.
Police say they intend to find and prosecute anyone guilty of a crime in the Black Forest Fire evacuation areas.
Firefighters are working to get more people back into their homes after authorities lifted evacuations orders prompted by the wildfire near Colorado Springs.
Residents returning to the neighborhoods they were driven from just days ago by Colorado’s most destructive wildfire ever are seeing firsthand the path of destruction left behind by the flames.
Wearing the same clothes for the last four days, evacuee Landon Phillips attended a community meeting on Saturday for answers.
Crews gained the upper hand on the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history Saturday and had more than half the blaze contained as officials prepared to lift mandatory evacuation orders.
A parolee suspected of killing Colorado’s prisons chief had a list with him when he died that included the names and addresses of other Colorado officials, the El Paso County sheriff said Friday.
Fire officials leading the battle against the Black Forest Fire say they are beginning to see some hopeful signs as they work to contain the blaze that has killed two people and destroyed 473 homes. Some mandatory evacuations were lifted Friday afternoon.