Crews battling Colorado wildfire take lessons from last year; some evacuation orders lifted

  • by: DAN ELLIOTT , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 15, 2013 - 1:30 AM

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Authorities lifted evacuations in a wide swath of terrain outside Colorado Springs on Friday as they said a surprise rain shower helped them expand containment of a wildfire that has destroyed more than 400 homes.

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