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    Posted June 29, 2012 by
    CMPhotograph
    Location
    Colorado Springs, Colorado
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    This iReport is part of an assignment:
    Colorado and Utah wildfires

    CMPhotograph and 14 other iReporters contributed to Open Story: Western wildfires
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    Colorado Spring / Waldo Canyon Fire Video

     

    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     SilverViking of Colorado Springs, Colorado, documented the Waldo Canyon fire on June 26. He describes the mandatory evacuation of his community as chaotic. "I watched several subdivisions ignite like matches, I could hear the sirens of police and fire trucks to the north and the sounds of large explosions every few minutes coming from the surrounding neighborhoods burning." Visit SilverViking's iReport page to see photos of the fire.
    - stein0726, CNN iReport producer

    Fire Spreading uncontrollably through neighborhoods on the west side of Colorado Springs. Video was taken by Cody Muth at Ute Valley Park around 9pm. The destructive force was like a tornado -- destroying some homes while leaving others completely unharmed.

     

    Location: Centennial blvd & Chuckwagon rd.

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