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Turning now to the massive wildfires burning in Colorado firefighters getting the upper hand -- it is now.
Flames have destroyed nearly 500 homes killed two people so far the fires the most destructive in Colorado's history.
Listen to these evacuees eager to return home.
The fire started about three blocks from our house so we were one of the first people out of there one -- no information we -- -- we can get back in you know what's burned what isn't.
You know real things.
And they just want to get home will -- joining us live.
From -- Los Angeles bureau with the latest will.
And Heather just like you just heard imagine not knowing if your home is still standing -- -- burned to the ground and you think about -- that it's easy to understand why so many people are so anxious but.
The same time authorities are really pleading for patience now the latest numbers 65%.
Is the containment number on this fire I can also tell you that thousands of people were actually able to return home.
Many more though are still under a forced the evacuation.
We're told that's for several reasons first firefighters are trying to make sure it's safe for everyone to return.
Also since two people died during this fire investigators are now treating this as a criminal investigation.
Some of those that are starting to cool down that we do feel the most comfortable with the -- adjacent.
To what I consider a crime scene until proven otherwise yeah.
So I'm not real anxious to get people in there yet.
Unfortunately you want to see criminals exploiting disaster areas like this -- authorities say they've already arrested a handful of people for burglary and criminal impersonation in the evacuated areas.
They tell us that they're patrolling in doing everything they can't keep everyone's possessions safe right now they also say that it doesn't look like any more evacuations will be lifted today.
But if you're looking for some good news we're told that all missing persons have been accounted for -- that -- -- good -- well car reporting for us live from LA thank you.
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