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High Park fire update: 85 percent containment, many subdivisions reopened

Editor's note: Click here for the latest on the High Park fire.

Update, 6:40 a.m. June 29: As those living near the Waldo Canyon fire outside Colorado Springs were plunged into terror (347 homes confirmed burned, at least one death), the people who've been suffering through the High Park fire fifteen miles from Fort Collins for three long, exhausting weeks may finally be getting a break.

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