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Latest updates on Colorado #wildfire near US #AirForce Academy & National Guard effort there

Latest updates on Colorado #wildfire near US #AirForce Academy & National Guard effort there

View Gallery (4 images) President Barack Obama talks with firefighters in Mountain Shadow as he toured decimation from The Waldo Canyon Fire in Colorado, Friday, June 29, 2012. Mark Reis/Colorado Springs Gazette/MCT Lightbox link Lightbox link Lightbox link An Air Force National Guard colonel has been placed in charge of coordinating active-duty and National Guard forces battling the Colorado wildfire that has killed at least two people and destroyed nearly 350 homes, according to the Defense Department and news reports. In conjunction with Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper selected Col. Peter J. Byrne, a Colorado native himself, to spearhead the massive effort. Byrne will guide local, state and federal efforts to fight the fire. More than 30,000 people have been forced from their homes by the raging wildfire, although as of Saturday night, 10...

Full article: http://www.stripes.com/news/us/national-guard-colonel-to-...

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