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'Epic' Fire Forces Tens of Thousands to Flee in Colorado

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A record-breaking heat wave in Colorado has generated what one local fire chief called a 'firestorm of epic proportions' and forced approximately 32,000 people to flee their homes near the town of Colorado Springs. Fire from the Waldo Canyon wildfire burns as it moved into subdivisions and destroyed homes in Colorado Springs, Colo., June 26, 2012. Gov. John Hickenlooper, who surveyed the Waldo Canyon Fire, told reporters late Tuesday the damage to property was extensive. 'There were people's home's burned to the ground. It was surreal,' he said. 'There's no question, it's serious. It's as serious as it gets.'

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