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This aerial photo taken Thursday shows the destructive path of the Waldo Canyon fire in the Mountain Shadows subdivision area of Colorado Springs, Colo.
RJ Sangosti / Denver Post /AP
June 29, 2012 That grim news comes as firefighters report progress in battling the flames, and as the weather forecast bodes well for making more gains today. President Obama is visiting the area today.
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Smoke was rising earlier today from the Waldo Canyon wildfire that's threatening Colorado Springs, Colo.
June 28, 2012 The blaze is still far from contained, but officials feel as if they're making gains. And the weather is cooperating today. Temperatures are cooler and winds are calmer.
Flames from the Waldo Canyon Fire glowed on the western side of Colorado Springs, Colo., Tuesday night.
June 27, 2012 In Colorado Springs, firefighters are in "triage" mode. They're passing by some homes they don't think can be saved to get to others they may be able to keep from burning. Dry conditions, hot temperatures and strong winds are fanning the flames.
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