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Colorado wildfires threaten tourist hot spots

25 June 2012 Last updated at 11:57 BST

Fast moving wildfires have been cutting a destructive path across Colorado state in the US.

Homes have been evacuated, residents put on high alert and hectares of land have been scorched.

The fire is threatening popular tourist destinations near Colorado Springs and the summer heat is not helping.

Jason Kaye reports.