Wildfire burning out of control near Colorado Springs destroys 92 homes, evacuates thousands

  • by: THOMAS PEIPERT , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 13, 2013 - 1:05 AM

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A wildfire fueled by hot temperatures, gusty winds and thick, bone-dry forests has destroyed 92 homes, damaged five more and prompted more than 7,000 residents northeast of Colorado Springs to flee, sheriff's officials said Wednesday.

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