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Colorado Springs Waldo Canyon Fire

Thursday, June 28, 2012
I live in Colorado Springs, CO where we have recently been through extreme wild fires.  364 houses have burned, 34 streets gone. 32,000 people evacuated from their homes.  I was not one because I live on the east side of town.  Though every time I stepped out the door I would smell smoke. I thought I would share some of the pictures I took.  You can go onto the news sites to see better pictures.  I just hope all the families who lost homes find peace.  These are in order from day 1 to day 3 (the fire is still burning).


If you can do anything to help the families who lost homes go to the Red Cross' website to find out how.
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3 comments:

  1. Oh man. I live in north Denver and my sister is down there by you. It's been so scary. I'm glad you are safe.

    Valerie
    StuckInBooks.com

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  2. I didn't realize you lived in CO. My parents grew up there. My mom actually grew up right in CO Springs. My grandfather still lives there. I'm thinking of you guys!

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  3. So glad that you're safe! We're on the east side of town, too. It was really scary there for a little while no matter what part of town you were in, though. So grateful for the firefighters who saved so many homes.

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