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Boulder, Colorado wakes up to the threat of worsening wildfires

On Oct 26, 2020
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The famously well-planned and livable city escaped last week. But it's especially vulnerable to fires from nearby forests, experts say.

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Boulder, Colorado wakes up to the threat of worsening wildfires

Boulder, Colorado wakes up to the threat of worsening wildfires

The famously well-planned and livable city escaped last week. But it's especially vulnerable to fires from nearby forests, experts say.

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