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Lower North Fork Fire photo gallery: Symbols of blazes to come?

As firefighters work to squelch the Lower North Fork Fire near Conifer once and for all, Jefferson County photos of the destruction to nature and property left in the blaze's wake can't help raising concern for the future.

Given the dry conditions, will scenes like these be repeated for months to come? Ponder that question while you check out the images below.

Page down to see more of our Lower North Fork Fire photo gallery.
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