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  • Colorado Fires Destroy Homes

    Landon Epperson, 10, wearing a firefighter helmet, waves the United States flags while first responders from the Black Forest Fire enter a fire camp at Pine Creek High School in Colorado Springs, Colo., June 16, 2013. Hundreds of homes have been destroyed by the fire.
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  • Colorado Fires Destroy Homes

    Black Forest residents, who's family lost their home in the wildfire, are joined by family members as they support first responders outside of a fire camp in Colorado Springs, Colo., June 16, 2013.
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  • Colorado Fires Destroy Homes

    A Colorado resident got to see the remains of his home he shared with his wife and 2 daughters when some residents were allowed back into the Black Forest Fire area to quickly get medications and important items that were left behind in the rush to evacuate, June 14, 2013, in Black Forest, Colo.
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  • Colorado Fires Destroy Homes

    An aerial view of destroyed vehicles in the aftermath of the Black Forest Fire in Black Forest, Colo., June 13, 2013. Hundreds of firefighters made a determined stand to stop the wildfire that has already destroyed some 360 homes from roaring into the outskirts of Colorado Springs.
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  • Colorado Fires Destroy Homes

    Firefighters put out a burning tree on property along Winchester Road, in the midst of the Black Forest Fire, June 13, 2013, in Black Forest, Colo.
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  • Colorado Fires Destroy Homes

    An aerial photo shows a wildfire burning homes in the Black Forest community near Colorado Springs, Colo., June 11, 2013. A fierce, wind-whipped wildfire destroyed more than 90 homes and menaced additional communities in and around Colorado's second-largest city, forcing thousands of residents to flee.
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  • Wild Weather: Colorado Fires

    Samantha Marison, an AmeriCorps volunteer firefighter assigned to the El Paso County Sheriff's Office removes wood to help contain a spot fire in an evacuated area of the Black Forest wildfire area, north of Colorado Springs, Colo., June 13, 2013.
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  • Wild Weather: Colorado Fires

    Soldiers man a roadblock to an evacuated area of the Black Forest wildfire area, north of Colorado Springs, Colo., June 13, 2013. The blaze is now the most destructive in Colorado history, surpassing last year's Waldo Canyon fire, which burned 347 homes, killed two people and led to $353 million in insurance claims.
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  • Wild Weather: Colorado Fires

    This note was found on the front door of a house in the Black Forest fire evacuation zone, June 12, 2013, Colorado Springs, Colo.
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  • Wild Weather: Colorado Fires

    An airplane drops flame retardant over the Black Forest fire, June 12, 2013, north of Colorado Springs, Colo.
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  • Wild Weather: Colorado Fires

    Colorado Springs resident Yolette Baca takes a photo of the wildfire in the Black Forest area north of Colorado Springs, Colo., June 12, 2013. The number of houses destroyed by the Black Forest fire could grow to around 100, and authorities fear it's possible that some people who stayed behind might have died.
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  • Wild Weather: Colorado Fires

    Plumes of smoke from a wildfire burning in the Black Forest spread across the horizon, threatening homes northeast of Colorado Springs, Colo., June 11, 2013. High winds, scorching heat and low humidity fueled a wildfire that burned several homes on the edge of Colorado Springs while another blaze forced the evacuation of one of the state's top tourist attractions, authorities said.
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  • Wild Weather: Colorado Fires

    Black Forest Fire Department officers burn off natural ground fuel in an evacuated neighborhood, prepping the area for the encroachment of the wildfire in the Black Forest area north of Colorado Springs, Colo., June 12, 2013.
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  • Wild Weather: Colorado Fires

    A wildfire rages on in Black Forest, Colo., June 12, 2013. Fire crews battled a wind-whipped wildfire that burned at least 80 homes near Colorado Springs, while another blaze shut one of the state's top tourist attractions and forced the evacuation of more than 900 inmates from a prison.
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  • Wild Weather: Colorado Fires

    The U.S. Army, pilots and crewmembers release water onto the burning fires during their bucket mission on June 12, 2013, in Colorado?s Black Forest. The fire has burned more than 15,000 acres, and has claimed 360 homes, forcing at least 38,000 people to evacuate.
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  • Wild Weather: Colorado Fires

    A wildfire in the dry, densely wooded Black Forest area northeast of Colorado Springs, Colo., destroyed homes, June 12, 2013. More than 350 homes were lost in what is now the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history, surpassing last year's Waldo Canyon fire, which burned 347 homes, killed two people and led to $353 million in insurance claims.
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  • Wild Weather: Colorado Fires

    The Black Forest fire burns out of control along Black Forest Road looking south, June 11, 2013. The wildfire started in the Black Forest northeast of Colorado Springs, Colo., June 11, 2013. Homes have already been lost, and the wind is expected to continue through the afternoon.
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  • Wild Weather: Colorado Fires

    An aerial photo shows the wildfire burning homes in the Black Forest community near Colorado Springs, Colo., June 11 2013. A fierce, wind-whipped wildfire destroyed more than 90 homes and menaced additional communities in and around Colorado's second-largest city, forcing thousands of residents to flee.
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  • Wild Weather: Colorado Fires

    The Black Forest fire burns out of control along Black Forest Road looking south , June 11, 2013. The wildfire started around in the Black Forest northeast of Colorado Springs, Colo., June 11, 2013. Homes have already been destroyed, and the wind is expected to continue.
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