Transcript for Colorado Wildfire Takes Out at Least 92 Forest Homes
Major battle to raging wildfires outwest back under control. Million dollar homes burning down and thousand of properties in the danger zone. The military called in, and abc's clayton san dell hdell has the latest from colorado springs, colorado. Reporter: You see a brand new roadblock because overnight the evacuation area has expanded and in some neighborhoods this erratic fire is turning back around, brinew danger to areas firefighters thought were safe. This morning, quickly shifting winds are making this fire dangerously unpredictable. The fire doubled back, properties that we identified as standing are now engulfed in flames. Reporter: As black forest fire near colorado springs grows, lena is soaking her house with a garden hose. This is all wet. Might help us have a better chance. Reporter: The sheriff says one person who chose to stay may be missing. Of my worst fear is that people took their chances and may have you cost them their life. Reporter: In 24 hours, raging flames wiped away at least 92 home. Jeannette thought hers survived until she saw it on tv. I can't believe it was awful to watch it just burn down. And our cats arethere. It was horrible. Reporter:7,000 people are still evacuated. It sucks. I either do or don't have a house. Reporter: Wildfires raging out of control in oregon, new mexico and california. Where this week, 28-year-old firefighter luke shehee was killed by a falling tree. A reminder of how dangerous this work is. Many people under new preevacuation orders and if this fire flaring us again today they could be on the run.
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