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Colorado Springs Waldo Canyon Fire

Vandenberg Air Force Base Hot Shot fire fighters cut a fire line on June 28, 2012 in the Mount Saint Francois area of Colorado Springs, Co. while helping to battle several fires in Waldo Canyon. The Waldo Canyon fire has grown to 18,500 acres and burned over 300 homes. Currently, more than 90 firefighters from the Academy, along with assets from Air Force Space Command; F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo.; Fort Carson, Colo.; and the local community continue to fight the Waldo Canyon fire.(U.S. Air Force Photo by: Master Sgt. Jeremy Lock) (Released)