Colorado wildfire scar seen from space

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Helicopters work to help put out the Rose Crest Fire around Herriman, Utah Friday June 29, 2012. Officials say the fire has burned at least two homes and threatens 200 more in the foothills around Herriman, southwest of Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/The Salt Lake Tribune, Chris Detrick)

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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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