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Photo by Arvada Fire District via Twitter.
Colorado Springs firefighter Bo Hutchinson, right, and fellow firefighters, practice deploying fire shelters during a wildland fire training session Thursday, May 12, 2016 at a training site on Pinello Ranch south of Colorado Springs. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette
Firefighters battled a blaze at a Colorado Springs apartment building Tuesday evening. (Photo: Twitter/@CSFDPIO)
Michelle Connelly, with the Coalition for the Upper South Platte, clears branches from an area where many trees have been cut down to help mitigate fire risk in Palmer Lake on Saturday, May 7, 2016. Volunteers helped the Coalition for the Upper South Platte mitigate fire risk on private properties as part of the National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day in the Tri-Lakes area. Photo by Stacie Scott, The Gazette.
A crew member is dwarfed by the Global Supertanker after it landed Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at the Colorado Springs Airport. The Boeing 747-400, outfitted for firefighting, can carry 19,400 gallons of water, fire retardant, foam or gel and make a single drop two-miles long or eight segmented drops. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)