This afternoon they announced that the body of second occupant was located in that house.
The fire is now 25% contained.
The reports now state 17,073 acres have burned so far.
The fire has partly surrounded one of the cities main water supply reservoirs.
The utilities spokesman said this may effect the taste and smell of the water.
The pre-evacuation notice has been lifted in Douglas County.
Here is the office word from EL Paso County & the city of Palmer Lake::
PRE EVACUATION NOTICE ONLY
THIS IS THE EL PASO COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE.
TODAY IS JUNE 29th at 4 20 p m.
THIS IS A PRE EVACUATION NOTIFICATION FOR THE AREA NORTH OF THE AIR FORCE ACADEMY, TO THE DOUGLAS-ELPASO COUNTY LINE, WEST OF I TWENTY FIVE.
BE PREPARED TO EVACUATE.
THE SHELTER AREA IS LEWIS PALMER HIGH SCHOOL.
If you have questions, PLEASE CONTACT 7 1 9 9 5 5 0 7 4 2.
THE PHONE CALLS YOU ARE RECEIVING IS JUST A REMINDER THAT WE ARE STILL UNDER THE PRE-EVACUATION NOTIFICATION.
So at APEX the conditions remain the same for all the people who live here.
I hope the situation continues to improve thru the weekend and the pre-evacuation order is lifted before we open on Monday.
There are stll a great many residents in mandatory evacuation zones that are awaiting the word that they can return to their homes. We all hope that they all can return home soon.