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Thousands flee killer Colorado wildfire... Feeding off wind... Worst in state history: 400 homes lost, 16,300 acres -- 30% contained...

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Wildfires in Black Forest near Colorado Springs, Royal Gorge Park and Rocky Mountain National Park are all burning as temperatures verging on triple digits and high winds hit Colorado.

BLACK FOREST FIRE NEAR COLORADO SPRINGS

The Black Forest fire was likely human-caused, the El Paso County Sheriff's Office says.two people have been found dead in a heavily wooded area.

ROYAL GORGE FIRE

Friday afternoon: The Royal Gorge Fire is 65 percent contained at 3,216 acresand evacuations have been lifted as of 8 p.m. Thursday. U.S. 50 has re-opened. VIEW MAP of the Royal Gorge Fire here.

BIG MEADOWS FIRE

Friday morning: Rocky Mountain National Park officials estimate the fire is 353 acres and at 30 percent containment.

RIFLE GAP FIRE

Friday 4:50 p.m.: Rocky Mountain Area Coordination Center officials estimate the fire is 40 acres and campers and hikers have been evacuated.

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