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Two Summit Co. neighborhoods evacuated due to wildfire

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A mandatory evacuation is in progress as a wildfire burns on Buffalo Mountain in Colorado. 

Summit County Fire officials say about one thousand people have been ordered to leave. 

The fire is about 30 acres in size and growing. It's burning in an area with heavy timber and getting closer to some homes.

Summit Fire officials have ordered four heavy air tankers, two DC 10 air tankers and a type-1 helicopter. 

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