Originally published on Thu June 28, 2012 12:27 pm
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Good News: 'Great Progress' Reported In Fighting Colorado Springs Fire.
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It’s already shaping up to be an expensive firefighting year. The tab for fighting two of the state’s worst blazes – the High Park and Waldo Canyon fires – is now approaching $40 million and climbing.
The massive 15,324 acre Waldo Canyon Fire has raced into Colorado Springs' suburbia, destroying scores of homes and sending 32,000 residents fleeing the flames.