CO Wildfire Destroys Hundreds of Homes
1 person dead
- Duration 1:57
- Date Jun 29, 2012
1 person dead
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See actually a significant number of the evacuees are being.
Allowed back into their homes because a lot of those orders actually have been lifted 32000 people were initially evacuated from their homes but.
Because of all of the success that the firefighters have been having on people started to go back home last night firefighters say.
That they had such a good night they did not even allow the fire lines to move it -- but even with the progress there are residents who are frustrated about the evacuations -- want to get back in sooner.
This man telling authorities as much at a news conference.
It's not something you want to do.
But really sometimes.
The right thing isn't necessarily going to be a palatable or -- -- so we would please let me back you have probably got the exact questions are.
They'll try to shoot me or -- pay taxes in this -- so I don't have -- option -- not -- -- state policy.
And there was a body that was found in the remains of a home -- in addition to that the police chief says at least two people.
Are missing at this point out however firefighters are -- are saying that they had great weather yesterday they're saying that they made some great strides they're 15% containment and they do expect that number to go up significantly again today.
Well we hope to find those two missing people so what can you tell us about the president's visit.
-- -- the president is expected to arrive later on today he is expected to tour some of the destruction and think the firefighters however he is receiving some criticism specifically from former Colorado governor Bill Owens.
A Republican who's saying that he is different diverting time energy and resource is from the firefighters.
Owens is also saying that he declined an offer of a visit in 2002 by president George W.
Bush to a wildfire.
The White House in response is saying that Obama is sensitive to ensuring that his visit is not impede on the response and governor Hickenlooper here.
A Democrat says that he's looking forward to.
The president's visit.