10,000 thought to be displaced by US wildfire

Firefighters working on the Waldo Canyon fire near Colorado Springs Credit: Reuters

About 10,000 people remained displaced by the largest wildfire in Colorado history today, a day after President Barack Obama visited the scene and called it a "major disaster".

Two bodies have been found so far according to reports, and police say fewer than 10 people may be unaccounted for. The victims names have not been released.

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Obama visits fire-hit Colorado

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