More Black Forest Fire evacuees allowed to return home

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EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. -- It's been almost a week since the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history started.

More people who have been out of their home since the afternoon of June 11 were allowed to go back home Monday night.

Many were reminded earlier in the day by El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa that they were not going home, but they were going to see rubble.

Thousands remain out of their homes because the fire fight is not over. The Black Forest Fire was 75 percent contained Monday night.

Investigators were zeroing in on the cause of the fire. The sheriff doesn't want people going in and disturbing the evidence at the ignition point.

He says this is a homicide investigation. Two people died before they were able to get away from the fire.

Investigators have also indicated the fire was human-caused. Information about whether it was accidental or started on purpose has not been released.