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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J'Amie Sirvaitis of Colorado Springs watches the Waldo Canyon Fire from the Garden of the Gods neighborhood after winds pushed the Waldo Canyon Fire into the Mountain Shadows neighborhood 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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