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Photos: Devastating Colorado Wildfires

Little Sand Fire

Little Sand fire from above

(Image credit: US Forest Service)

An aerial photograph of the Little Sand fire which is burning 13 miles northwest of Pagosa Springs, Colo.

Sand Creek Drainage

Little Sand fire from above

(Image credit: US Forest Service)

The Little Sand fire burns in the Sand Creek drainage in the San Juan National Forest

Hewlett Fire

Hewlett fire by the Poudre River

(Image credit: Poudre Fire Authority)

Flames from the Hewlett Fire reflect in the Poudre River near Fort Collins. This fire was first reported on May 14, 2012 and burned 7,685 acres. It is now 100 percent contained.

Fire at Greyrock

Greyrock and Hewlett fire

(Image credit: Poudre Fire Authority)

The Hewlett fire burns over Greyrock, a popular hiking destination near Fort Collins, Colo., in this May 2012 image. The fire was contained by May 22.

Fighting the Little Sand

Firefighters working at the Little Sand fire

(Image credit: InciWeb)

Firefighters flip a log to dissipate trapped heat in the Little Sand fire, which has burned more than 23,000 acres.