Wednesday, April 16, 2008
Colorado is on fire again and The Gazette photographers have spent the last two days covering one down range at Fort Carson and one at the eastern Colorado town of Ordway. To see The Gazette's slideshow visit http://www.gazette.com/interactives/wildfires2.
Above, A shell of a house and garage is all that remains at this Ordway, Colo., residence Wednesday, April 16, 2008, after a fire swept through the small eastern Colorado town on Tuesday leaving two firefighters dead and at least 20 buildings destroyed. (Gazette photo/Christian Murdock)
Greg Dickey, right, friends and family stand poised with shovels as a wildfire rages next to the land surrounding the Juniper Valley Ranch restaurant on Tuesday. Dickey is the owner of the Juniper Valley Ranch, a historic family-owned restaurant that has been on Highway 115 since 1951. (Gazette Photo/Jerilee Bennett)
Katie DeBerge, 12, left, reacts to the smoke in her eyes as she and her mother Cindy DeBerge were reunited after Katie took shelter near a lake when a fire swept through their home in Ordway, Colo. (Gazette Photo/Kirk Speer)