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  • An aircraft lays down a line of fire retardant between a wildfire and homes in the dry, densely wooded Black Forest area northeast of Colorado Springs, Colorado, June 13, 2013.
  • Burnt trees and destroyed homes are left in the wake of a wildfire in the densely wooded Black Forest area northeast of Colorado Springs, Colorado, June 13, 2013.
  • Samantha Marison, an AmeriCorps volunteer firefighter, works in an evacuated area of forest, ranches and residences, in the Black Forest wildfire area, north of Colorado Springs, Colorado, June 13, 2013.
  • AmeriCorps volunteer firefighters help contain a spot fire in an evacuated area of forest, ranches and residences, in the Black Forest wildfire area, north of Colorado Springs, Colorado, June 13, 2013.
  • Plumes of smoke rise from a wildfire burning in the densely wooded Black Forest area northeast of Colorado Springs, Colorado, June 13, 2013.
  • Colorado Springs police officers wear masks for smoke as they man a roadblock to an evacuated area of forest, ranches and residences, in the Black Forest wildfire area, Colorado, June 13, 2013.
  • Black Forest Fire Department officers burn off natural ground fuel in an evacuated neighborhood north of Colorado Springs, Colorado, June 12, 2013.
  • Fire is seen in the Black Forest area north of Colorado Springs, Colorado, June 12, 2013.
  • Colorado Springs resident Yolette Baca takes a photo of the wildfire in the Black Forest area north of Colorado Springs, Colorado, June 12, 2013.

Colorado Wildfires

Published June 14, 2013

Wildfires are raging in the Rocky Mountain region again, with devastating results.


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