32,000 Ordered To Evacuate In Colorado Wildfire

Colorado Wildfire

High winds continued to whip through the Colorado Springs area on Wednesday, fanning the flames of the Waldo Canyon fire and more than doubling the amount of destroyed acreage. At least 32,000 people have been ordered to flee their homes.

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