Raging wildfires force evacuation of two Colorado towns

Reuters: Three wildfires sparked by lightning raged out of control in rugged Colorado mountain terrain on Friday, prompting the evacuation of two towns and menacing a third. The West Fork Fire Complex - consisting of two separate fires in Rio Grande County in southern Colorado - forced 600 residents of South Fork to flee as high winds helped the blazes grow from 12,000 acres to 30,000 acres overnight. "The fire behavior we saw yesterday was so extreme, it was ... unprecedented," said Eric Norton, a......

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