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A historic fire season in Colorado

A historic fire season in Colorado

Posted on 28 Jun 2012 at 8:32am

Thousands of people have evacuated the neighborhoods north and west of Colorado Springs after the Waldo Canyon fire spread its waves of thick flames inside Late Tuesday afternoon. In its initial stages, 11000 people were evacuated from the area, whereas now 32,000 additional people have been evacuated. The fire has consumed more than 6200 acres.

Ash rained down as I-25 was jammed with evacuees and firefighting equipment. Witnesses flooded the social networking websites, describing the horrific scene as an “apocalypse”. Many internet users…