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Colorado wildfire could burn all summer, officials fear

Colorado Wildfire

A pall of smoke and ash from the High Park fire is driving the state's outdoorsy residents inside. Water quality and tourism could be affected.ESTES PARK, Colo. — Making his descent from the mountaintop Thursday morning, bicyclist Kent Bell rolled smack into the filmy haze coating this resort town. Forty miles away, near Friday's finish line of the Ride the Rockies endurance test, one of the largest fires in Colorado history raged out of control.

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