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Fires around Colorado

Several fires continue to burn around Colorado. Here's a look a photos from recent days.

Western Wildfires
Flames are visible at the base of the East Spanish Peak Thursday, June 20, 2013 in La Veta, Colo. Firefighters attacked dozens of blazes in Western states where hot and windy conditions persisted Thursday, including two blazes that forced hundreds of people out of their homes in Colorado. (AP Photo/The Pueblo Chieftain, Bryan Kelsen)

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Colorado Wildfires
In this Thursday, June 20, 2013 photo provided by the U.S. Forest Service, people attend a town meeting in South Fork, Colo. A massive wildfire was headed toward aSouth Fork on Friday, and fire managers rate the chances of saving it as slim if the fire continues its course. The town of about 400 people was evacuated Friday morning, June 21, 2013. (AP Photo/U.S. Forest Service, Penny Bertram)

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Western Wildfires
The smoke plume from the East Peak fire billows up behind a home on County Road 360, Thursday, June 20, 2013 in La Veta, Colo. Firefighters attacked dozens of blazes in Western states where hot and windy conditions persisted Thursday, including two blazes that forced hundreds of people out of their homes in Colorado. (AP Photo/The Pueblo Chieftain, Bryan Kelsen)

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Colorado Wildfires
A bird soars past the steeple of the Sacred Heart Cathedral in Pueblo Colo. on June 19, 2013 as the sun shines through the smoke-filled sky darkened by smoke from several wildfires in southern Colorado this week. (AP Photo/The Pueblo Chieftain, John Jaques)

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Colorado Wildfires
In this Thursday, June 20, 2013 photo provided by the U.S. Forest Service, wildfires fires approach the town of South Fork, Colo. The town of about 400 people was evacuated Friday morning, June 21, 2013. (AP Photo/U.S. Forest Service, Penny Bertram)

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Colorado Wildfires
Smoke fills the sky from the West Fork Fire in South Fork, Colo. on Thursday, June 20. 2013. Colorado Highway 160 through the area has been closed and evacuations ordered of the small town at the bottom of Wolf Creek Pass. (AP Photo/The Pueblo Chieftain, Matt Hildner)

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Colorado Wildfires
Shawn Detray looks out over the East Peak fire Thursday, June 20 2013 on Huajatolla Blvd south of La Veta, Colo. Detray's father is with the La Veta Fire Dept., battling the fires. "I just get worried about him, when he leaves," Detray said. (AP Photo/The Pueblo Chieftain, Whitney Hayward)

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Colorado Wildfires
In this Thursday, June 20, 2013 photo provided by the U.S. Forest Service, wildfires fires approach the town of South Fork, Colo. The town of about 400 people was evacuated Friday morning, June 21, 2013. (AP Photo/U.S. Forest Service, Penny Bertram)

Penny Bertram

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Colorado Wildfires
In this Thursday, June 20, 2013 photo provided by the U.S. Forest Service, wildfires fires approach the town of South Fork, Colo. The town of about 400 people was evacuated Friday morning, June 21, 2013. (AP Photo/U.S. Forest Service, Penny Bertram)

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Colorado Wildfires
In this Thursday, June 20, 2013 photo provided by the U.S. Forest Service, people attend a town meeting in South Fork, Colo. A massive wildfire was headed toward aSouth Fork on Friday, and fire managers rate the chances of saving it as slim if the fire continues its course. The town of about 400 people was evacuated Friday morning, June 21, 2013. (AP Photo/U.S. Forest Service, Penny Bertram)

Penny Bertram

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Colorado Wildfires
Smoke from the West Fork Fire surrounds drivers on Colorado 149 near South Fork, Colo. Thursday, June 20, 2013. The highway was later closed and mandatory evacuation orders issued for the nearby town of South Fork. (AP Photo/The Pueblo Chieftain, Matt Hildner)

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Western Wildfires
A massive smoke plume rises over the landscape as the West Fork Fire roars to the edge of South Fork, Colo. Friday, June 21, 2013 forcing the evacuation of roughly 400 residents and sending smoke across much of Southern Colorado. (AP Photo/The Pueblo Chieftain, Matt Hildner)

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Colorado Wildfires
A firefighter stands on top of a fire truck in South Fork, Colo., as he monitors a wildfire that burns west of town on Friday evening June 21, 2013. The town was evacuated and U.S. 160 that passes through it was closed. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

Ed Andrieski

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Colorado Wildfires
The smoke in the sky over a ranch near South Fork, Colo., glows red from a wildfire that is threatening the town on Friday, June 21, 2013. South Fork was evacuated Friday as the fire approaches from the west. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

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Western Wildfires
The East Peak fire burns in the afternoon, Friday, June 21, 2013 from a hill east of downtown Walsenburg, Colo. The fire has burned more than 9,000 acres, and the people of Walsenburg, on pre-evacuation, continue to watch the fire's behavior. (AP Photo/The Pueblo Chieftain, Whitney Hayward)

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Western Wildfires
Cattle rancher, Donald Andreatta, shows his concern as he talks with East Peak fire public information officer, Amy Daniels, Friday afternoon June 21, 2013 south of La Veta, Colo. Andreatta has a cattle ranch in the area near the fire which started Wednesday night and has burned more than 9,000 acres. (AP Photo/The Pueblo Chieftain, Bryan Kelsen)

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Colorado Wildfires
Firefighters stage in a residential area in South Fork, Colo., as they monitor a wildfire that burns west of town on Friday evening June 21, 2013. The town was evacuated and U.S. 160 that passes through it was closed. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

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Western Wildfires
A DC-10 tanker follows a guide plane and drops a load of flame retardant on a hillside just north of the fire lines at the East Peak Fire Friday afternoon June 21, 2013 near La Veta, Colo. The fire continues to grow as firefighters work to control it from the air and on the ground. (AP Photo/The Pueblo Chieftain, Bryan Kelsen)

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Colorado Wildfires
Colorado State Patrol officer Jessie Bartunek stands at a checkpoint as fire crews pass Saturday, June 22, 2013, on the outskirts of South Fork, Colo. Fire crews with tankers and hoses stood guard Friday night as a massive and fast-burning wildfire threatened a popular mountain tourist enclave in southwestern Colorado, forcing the evacuation of more than 400 people. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

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Colorado State Patrol officer Jessie Bartunek, left, speaks to a South Fork, Colo., resident who did not give his name at a checkpoint Saturday, June 22, 2013, on the outskirts of South Fork. Fire crews with tankers and hoses at the ready stood guard Friday night as a massive and fast-burning wildfire threatened a popular mountain tourist enclave in southwestern Colorado, forcing the evacuation of more than 400 people. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

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APTOPIX Colorado Wildfires
Smoke fills the sky as dawn breaks over a mountain range near South Fork, Colo Saturday, June 22, 2013. Fire crews with tankers and hoses stood guard Friday night as a massive and fast-burning wildfire threatened a popular mountain tourist enclave in southwestern Colorado, forcing the evacuation of more than 400 people. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Gregory Bull

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Colorado Wildfires
Wildfire smoke blankets a ridge Sunday, June 23, 2013, near Alpine, Colo. A large wildfire near a popular summer retreat in southern Colorado continues to be driven by winds and fueled by dead trees in a drought-stricken area, authorities said Sunday. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Gregory Bull

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Colorado Wildfires
Colorado State Patrol officer Jessie Bartunek talks to a motorist at a checkpoint near South Fork, Colo., Sunday, June 23, 2013. A large wildfire near a popular summer retreat in southern Colorado continues to be driven by winds and fueled by dead trees in a drought-stricken area, authorities said Sunday. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

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APTOPIX Colorado Wildfires
A horse grazes as smoke rises from a wildfire on Sunday, June 23, 2013, near Alpine, Colo. A large wildfire near a popular summer retreat in southern Colorado continues to be driven by winds and fueled by dead trees in a drought-stricken area, authorities said Sunday. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Gregory Bull

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Colorado Wildfires
The sun sets through wildfire smoke Sunday, June 23, 2013, near Monte Vista, Colo. A large wildfire near a popular summer retreat in southern Colorado continues to be driven by winds and fueled by dead trees in a drought-stricken area, authorities said. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Gregory Bull

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APTOPIX Colorado Wildfires
The sun sets through wildfire smoke Sunday, June 23, 2013, near Monte Vista, Colo. A large wildfire near a popular summer retreat in southern Colorado continues to be driven by winds and fueled by dead trees in a drought-stricken area, authorities said. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Gregory Bull

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Colorado Wildfires
Wildfire smoke plumes above Del Norte Peak on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in near Del Norte, Colo. A wildfire near a popular summer retreat in southern Colorado continues to be driven by winds and fueled by dead trees in a drought-stricken area, authorities said Sunday. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Gregory Bull

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Colorado Wildfires
Colorado State Patrol officer Jessie Bartunek talks to a motorist as he stands at a checkpoint near South Fork, Colo., Sunday, June 23, 2013. A large wildfire near a popular summer retreat in southern Colorado continues to be driven by winds and fueled by dead trees in a drought-stricken area, authorities said Sunday. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Gregory Bull

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Colorado Wildfires
Wildfire smoke plumes above Del Norte Peak on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in near Del Norte, Colo. A large wildfire near a popular summer retreat in southern Colorado continues to be driven by winds and fueled by dead trees in a drought-stricken area, authorities said Sunday. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Gregory Bull

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Colorado Wildfires
Colorado State Patrol officer Jessie Bartunek stands at a checkpoint as fire crews pass Saturday, June 22, 2013, on the outskirts of South Fork, Colo. Fire crews with tankers and hoses stood guard Friday night as a massive and fast-burning wildfire threatened a popular mountain tourist enclave in southwestern Colorado, forcing the evacuation of more than 400 people. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Gregory Bull

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Colorado Wildfires
Colorado State Patrol officer Jessie Bartunek, left, speaks to a South Fork, Colo., resident who did not give his name at a checkpoint Saturday, June 22, 2013, on the outskirts of South Fork. Fire crews with tankers and hoses at the ready stood guard Friday night as a massive and fast-burning wildfire threatened a popular mountain tourist enclave in southwestern Colorado, forcing the evacuation of more than 400 people. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Gregory Bull

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APTOPIX Colorado Wildfires
Smoke fills the sky as dawn breaks over a mountain range near South Fork, Colo Saturday, June 22, 2013. Fire crews with tankers and hoses stood guard Friday night as a massive and fast-burning wildfire threatened a popular mountain tourist enclave in southwestern Colorado, forcing the evacuation of more than 400 people. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Gregory Bull

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Firefighter Cole Ingram, of the San Juan Hotshots based in Durango, Colo, walks with a chainsaw as his crew clears brush from around structures Saturday, June 22, 2013, in South Fork, Colo. Fire crews with tankers and hoses stood guard Friday night as a massive and fast-burning wildfire threatened a popular mountain tourist enclave in southwestern Colorado, forcing the evacuation of more than 400 people. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Gregory Bull

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Firefighters from the San Juan Hotshots based in Durango, Colo, clear brush from around structures Saturday, June 22, 2013, in South Fork, Colo. Fire crews with tankers and hoses at the ready stood guard Friday night as a massive and fast-burning wildfire threatened a popular mountain tourist enclave in southwestern Colorado, forcing the evacuation of more than 400 people. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Gregory Bull

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Colorado Wildfires
Firefighters from the San Juan Hotshots based in Durango, Colo, clear brush from around structures Saturday, June 22, 2013, in South Fork, Colo. Fire crews with tankers and hoses stood guard Friday night as a massive and fast-burning wildfire threatened a popular mountain tourist enclave in southwestern Colorado, forcing the evacuation of more than 400 people. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Gregory Bull

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