Wildfires burn through Colorado (40 images)

Several blazes rage near in Waldo Canyon near Colorado Springs and High Park near Fort Collins, destroying numerous homes and forcing thousands of evacuations.
Updated: June 29, 2012 at 3:26 PM
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Colorado Springs Mayor Steve Bach (center) and Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper hold a press conference during the Waldo Canyon Fire in Colorado Springs on June 26, 2012. The fire exploded earlier in the afternoon after dramatic shifts in the wind, subsequently destroying numerous homes. UPI/Trevor Brown Jr.
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