Colorado wildfire scar seen from space

Associated Press
This aerial photo shows the destructive path of the Waldo Canyon fire in the Mountain Shadows subdivision area of Colorado Springs, Colo., Thursday, June 28, 2012. Colorado Springs officials  said Thursday that hundreds of homes have been destroyed by the raging wildfire. (AP Photo/Denver Post, RJ Sangosti)

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Colorado's devastating Waldo Canyon Fire has left a massive scar on the Earth that is visible from space. A false-color image captured by a satellite on July 4 shows the blackened scar covering the mountainous terrain west of Colorado Springs, where the fire continues to burn.

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