The Great Waldo Canyon Fire

The U.S. Air Force Academy is only one location threatened by the worst blaze in Colorado history.

An ominous cloud of smoke from the Waldo Canyon Fire rises from the south behind the Air Force Academy's Cadet Chapel as cadets head for a briefing on evacuation procedures June 27, 2012. The Academy evacuated more than 600 families and 110 dormitory residents from the base the evening of June 27. (U.S. Air Force photo/Carol Lawrence) Carol Lawrence

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