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Sept. 10, 2010, 10:56 a.m.
Wildfires loom over the city of Boulder, Colorado

Photo: ZUMA Press

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Colorado wildfires

The wildfire that started in the early morning of Sept. 6 near Fourmile Canyon — just west of Boulder, Colo. — can been seen looming near the city on the evening of the 6th.

More than 3,000 acres have burned out of control and nearly 3,500 people have evacuated.