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  Sivan 23, 5772 , 13/06/12

Giant Wildfires in Colorado and New Mexico

Hundreds of firefighters are tackling two of the largest wildfires Colorado and New Mexico have ever seen. Colorado capital Denver was suffused in smoke despite being 60 miles away from the blaze. 43,000 acres (68 sq miles) of forestation have been consumed. (BBC)

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