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news Colorado wildfire 30 – 6 – 2012

Obama pledges federal aid on Colorado wildfire visit
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Reuters) – President Barack Obama on Friday promised federal assistance for Colorado’s worst-ever wildfire as he toured damage caused by the blaze, which has killed two people, destroyed hundreds of homes and forced the evacuation of 35,000 residents in and around the state’s second-largest city

Colorado wildfire roundup: More Waldo Canyon evacuees home

COLORADO SPRINGS — A large number of the Waldo Canyon fire evacuees got good news Friday night — they can go home

National Guard helps patrol Colorado fire damage

More than 150 National Guard soldiers and airmen are helping Colorado Springs police staff roadblocks and patrol streets after a deadly wildfire killed two people and destroyed nearly 350 homes.
Associated Press via Yahoo! News

Colorado fire victim films her own evacuation

Nicole Frye watered the wooden roof of the house where she’d lived for 18 years. Then she got in her car and captured her own evacuation with a video camera.

Colorado wildfire: Waldo Canyon Fire evacuee “watched the neighborhood explode”
COLORADO SPRINGS — For a brief moment Thursday as her neighbors were learning their homes had been destroyed in the Waldo Canyon Fire, Susan Solich thought hers had survived.
Body found in debris of home leveled by Colorado wildfire
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Reuters) – Authorities have found a body in the debris of a burned-out home in Colorado Springs, marking the first fatality from a fierce wildfire that ranks as Colorado’s most destructive on record after incinerating 346 homes, police said. Police Chief Peter Carey released no further details about the victim, who becomes the fifth person killed this year in a Colorado .


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