Wildfire in Colorado
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Hundreds forced from their homes by Colorado wildfire

A fast-moving wildfire near Fort Collins in the US state of Colorado has scorched nearly 37,000 acres (14,973 hectares) of land, officials say.

The fire has not been contained and sheriff's officials described conditions as "concerning".

Hundreds of residents have been evacuated and 18 structures have been burned or damaged in the blaze.

Meanwhile, a wildfire in New Mexico has covered 25,600 acres and damaged or destroyed up to 35 structures.

Alpa Patel reports.

  • 12 Jun 2012