A helicopter drops a load of water above the High Park wildfire, about 15 miles west of Fort Collins, Colo. The fire already has destroyed at least 189 homes since it was sparked by lightning June 9.
Photo by Associated Press /Chattanooga Times Free Press .
published Thursday, June 21st, 2012
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