Military Assisting Crews Battling Raging Wildfires in Colo. | NECN

Military Assisting Crews Battling Raging Wildfires in Colo.

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    Two C-130 military transport planes will assist the state with 8 separate fires that are burning (Published Friday, Jan. 17, 2014)

    (NECN) - Exhausted fire crews in Colorado are getting some help from the military battling those raging wildfires.

    Two C-130 military transport planes are being brought in to assist.

    Colorado is dealing with its worst wildfire season in a decade, with eight separate fires currently burning.

    Several thousand people have been evacuated, and one of the fires in northern Colorado has now destroyed a total of 248 homes, the most in state history.