Photos: Most beautiful Instagram shots of terrible Colorado wildfires

Colorado may never have seen a wildfire season like this one. With the High Park fire near Fort Collins, the Waldo Canyon fire outside of Colorado Springs and Boulder's Flagstaff fire burning, it's only natural that Instagram photographers would turn their attentions toward the flames, creating images that are at once awful and arresting. Here's twenty of the most striking #coloradofires Instagram shots we found. Check them out below.
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