A firefighter unit filled up a private pool rather than responding to the devastation from a horrible storm.
One family in Colorado is determined to turn the tragedy of the wildfires into a new beginning.
After a 2008 wildfire destroyed their home, the Reyes family rebuilt on the old home site to help their autistic son.
CNN's Jim Spellman talks with Colorado Springs fire department videographer Steve Schopper about the horrific fires.
A Colorado family had lost much before the devastating fires. Now, the flames upend their lives. Jim Spellman reports
A Colorado family learns – in a shocking way – that their home has been lost to fire. CNN's Jim Spellman reports.
Hot, dry and windy conditions - which have fueled rampaging wildfires across Colorado and forced more than 11,000 people from their homes - will continue to plague the region through at least midweek.
In northern Colorado, the state's largest fire, the High Park fire, has already charred more than 83,000 acres and destroyed nearly 250 homes in the Fort Collins area.
Colorado resident Jaime Astorga was forced out of his home back when the fire erupted on June 9 and gives CNN's Joe Johns his account of being evacuated.
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