About 300 homes, all within the Colorado Springs city limits, have been reduced to rubble from the wildfire coming down the mountains.
This is some amazing video of what it was like in one of those neighborhoods…
One of the people in the neighborhood didn’t know the fate of his home, until he picked up a copy of the newspaper and saw it on the front page, in flames.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.