Extensive footage of forest fires in Colorado. Photographic

Top view of the burnt houses in Colorado Springs, Colorado, June 30, 2012. A large fire, which started in Waldo Canyon, a little pacified by lowering the air temperature and wind weakening. As a result, it destroyed hundreds of homes, and more than 35,000 people have been forced from their homes.

A forest fire in Colorado is the largest in state history. He destroyed 346 homes and killed two people. Evacuees were allowed to return to their districts to survey damage. People saw itself unreal scene: burnt to ashes houses stood side by side with a completely intact houses. A forest fire that started in Waldo Canyon is only one of dozens of fires that have captured the U.S. West.

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A column of thick smoke rising from the forest fire near Colorado Springs, CO, June 26, 2012.

Locals Lindsay Hetzel and Nathan Berdsey watching forest fire off a cliff near Colorado Springs, June 30, 2012. The problem is compounded as the appearance of wild animals in the streets and looting empty houses.

Smoke from a fire in Waldo Canyon rises above the trees, June 30, 2012.

Firefighters work to the west of Colorado Springs, CO, June 29, 2012.

Firefighting helicopter flies over the houses to the west of Colorado Springs, CO, June 27, 2012.

Thick smoke rises into the sky at dawn near Colorado Springs, CO, June 30, 2012.

Ominous smoke rises behind the Air Force Academy, June 27, 2012. Academy forces evacuated 600 families and 110 inhabitants military dormitory.

Rich Harvey, commander of the National Incident Management Team, studies a map during a press conference in Colorado Springs, July 1, 2012.

Roadblock in Colorado Springs, June 28, 2012.

Smoke rises around Rampart Reservoir, June 27, 2012.

Burnt tree on the scorched area near Cedar Heights, where residents have been evacuated, June 29, 2012.

Scorched slopes and hundreds of damaged or completely burnt houses near Colorado Springs, CO, June 28, 2012.

Evacuees Jim and Lynn Beck just learned that their house is not one of the burned, at a press conference in Colorado Springs, CO, June 28, 2012. The family has already lost one home because of financial difficulties, was relieved to learn that the second house was still standing.

Police officers stand guard near the local residents who were temporarily allowed to return to their homes or where they used to be, near Shadow Mountain in Colorado Springs, July 1, 2012.

Houses destroyed by fire, in Colorado Springs, June 30, 2012.

Completely burned house is surrounded by a pristine field of fire houses in Colorado Springs, June 28, 2012.

Dozens of homes destroyed in the vicinity of Colorado Springs, CO, June 28, 2012.

Houses and cars destroyed by fire in Colorado Springs, June 30, 2012.

The wreckage of burnt houses near Shadow Mountain, June 29, 2012.

Aerial view of the destruction by fire Flying W Ranch in Colorado Springs, June 27, 2012. Flying W Ranch is a popular ranch with tourists, the owners promised to restore it.

A helicopter flies over a forest fire near Colorado Springs, June 27, 2012.

Burnt and completely untouched by fire houses in the affected area by a forest fire, June 30, 2012.

A few of the hundreds of burnt houses in Colorado Springs, June 28, 2012.

Destroyed houses in Colorado Springs, CO, June 30, 2012.

U.S. President Barack Obama talks with firefighters during his tour of the devastated areas of Colorado Springs, June 29, 2012.

Burned two houses and two houses that the fire is not touched, in Colorado Springs, June 28, 2012.

Destroyed houses surrounded by survivors, 30 June 2012.

Foenk Baker visited the place where once stood the house of his brother, in Bellevue, west of Fort Collins, Colorado, June 30, 2012.

Church, survived the fire, amid the burned areas in Colorado Springs, CO, June 30, 2012.

Neighbors who were evacuated from their homes, hug after returning to Colorado Springs, July 1, 2012.

A helicopter flies over the hill after the discharge of water to fight the fire, July 1, 2012.

Source: photo-day.ru

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