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Fires in Colorado

Royal Gorge Bridge Still Standing After Wildfire
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Royal Gorge Bridge Still Standing After Wildfire

In June 2013, a wildfire devastated the area around Royal Gorge in Colorado. However, one of the world's highest suspension bridges survived with only minor damage.

Published Jul 16, 2013

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Aftermath of Colorado’s Most Destructive Wildfire
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Aftermath of Colorado’s Most Destructive Wildfire

The Terra satellite captured this view of Black Forest after a devastating fire tore through the area in June 2013.

Published Jun 27, 2013

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Astronaut View of Fires in Colorado
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Astronaut View of Fires in Colorado

The West Fork Complex fire was so hot that it spawned numerous pyrocumulus clouds.

Published Jun 26, 2013

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East Peak Fire Burn Scar, Colorado
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East Peak Fire Burn Scar, Colorado

Landsat 8 acquired this false-color image of the the East Peak fire in southern Colorado on June 22, 2013.

Published Jun 24, 2013

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West Fork Complex Fires, Colorado
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West Fork Complex Fires, Colorado

A complex of fires in southwestern Colorado blazed through beetle-killed spruce forests in June 2013.

Published Jun 24, 2013

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Black Forest Blaze is Colorado’s Most Destructive
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Black Forest Blaze is Colorado’s Most Destructive

Record heat helped fuel a wildfire north of Colorado Springs that destroyed more than 360 homes in June 2013.

Published Jun 14, 2013

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Wildfires in Colorado
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Wildfires in Colorado

Intense wildfires burned in Colorado on June 11, 2013.

Published Jun 13, 2013

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