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10:03 AM, Aug 5, 2013   |    comments
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MONUMENT, Colo. (AP) - Victims of a wildfire near Colorado Springs are trying to figure out how to get home after a road collapsed, leaving a wide chasm on their main route. 

According to KKTV-TV, El Paso County road crews are working on a temporary fix. 

They say every time it has rained since the Black Forest Fire, they've checked the road because they feared it would collapse. 

It was not known how many people are affected. 

No injuries were reported. 

The fire, which started June 11, burned more than 14,000 acres, destroyed 488 homes and killed two people.

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