Military helping fight Colorado wildfires

By: KKCO Email
By: KKCO Email

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKCO) The governor says two C-130 military transport planes from Peterson Air Force base in Colorado Springs will help efforts Monday. At least 11,000 residents of Manitou Springs and other vacation towns nearby are evacuating. Thousands of tourists are leaving hotels, rental cabins and campgrounds. The fire has grown to more than 2,000 acres in record-breaking heat.

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