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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 hide caption

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Jeff Brady reporting on 'Morning Edition'

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A wildfire burns near houses outside Colorado Springs, Colo., Sunday, when the fire grew to more than three square miles. More than 11,000 residents have been evacuated. Bryan Oller/AP hide caption

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The ruins of a home destroyed by a wildfire are framed by a child's swing set near Conifer, Colo., on Wednesday, March 28, 2012. Ed Andrieski/ASSOCIATED PRESS hide caption

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