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Posted: Friday, June 14, 2013 9:53 am

Thousands of Colorado Springs residents remained poised for mandatory evacuation orders Friday as crews fought to prevent the most destructive wildfire in Colorado’s history from spreading inside the city limits.

Two people have died in the 15,700-acre Black Forest fire – one of three major blazes burning in the state – and 38,000 people have been forced to flee their homes.

It had reduced 378 homes to cinders by 10 p.m. local time Thursday (midnight ET Friday), according to the El Paso County Sheriff's office. It also covered more than 24 square miles.

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