Colorado fire burns 5 homes; hundreds of others threatened

    WESTCLIFFE, Colo. – A wildfire in southern Colorado has destroyed five homes, and hundreds of people remain under evacuation orders, authorities said Tuesday.

    The fire has scorched more than 25 square miles, the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Department said. The fire started when high winds blew a metal outbuilding into a power line, the sheriff’s department said.

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