Colorado wildfire scar seen from space

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An air tanker drops retardant on a fire  after it engulfed homes in the Rose Canyon area of Herriman, Utah, Friday afternoon, June 29, 2012. Officials say the Rosecrest Fire has burned at least two homes and threatens 200 more in the foothills around Herriman, southwest of Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/The Deseret News, Ravell Call)

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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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