4 Wildfires Burn in Colorado, Destroying Homes

Dozens of homes northeast of Colorado Springs burned and winds fueled three other fires in Colorado.
1:59 | 06/12/13

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You're watching America this morning America's number 1 in the early morning news. -- -- -- -- destructive wildfire engulfing million dollar homes in the Colorado Rockies as many as sixty homes have been damaged or burned to the ground thousands of families have been forced to flee and that's just one of four big fires. Blazing across the state. 150. Firefighters are on the ground near Colorado Springs and so is ABC's cleats and send. This morning wildfires are blowing up all over Colorado. The worst in the black forest area north of Colorado Springs. Growing to about 8000 acres in a matter of hours as many as sixty structures have been damaged or destroyed. -- blaze is out of control police helping thousands of people to get out. Are are mandatory evacuation area. Is about. 24000. Acres. Right now were estimating the fire to have consumed somewhere between 7500. And 8000 acres it's affected a population of 5469. They had the road blocked off there was medicine. And finally at peace right now and money going to get our guns. Dry windy conditions and record hot triple digit temperatures Denver broke -- record Tuesday's 100 degree -- the earliest on record. The fire is still pretty well scattered it's not just one wall of fire. Like this community has seen two more Colorado fires are burning out of control one forced evacuations of the scenic royal gorge park near canyon city. At least three structures burned there. And another blaze is burning out of control in Rocky Mountain National Park. Large plumes of smoke can be seen for miles as firefighters dig in for a long hard fight. Clayton send LA BC news Denver.

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