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 resident Robert Demski (left) and his friend Ben Russi watch the winds push the Waldo Canyon Fire into the Garden of the Gods and Mountain Shadows neighborhoods in Colorado Springs, Colorado on June 26, 2012. The fire exploded Tuesday afternoon after dramatic shifts in the wind and destroyed numerous homes. UPI/Trevor Brown Jr.
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