Colorado fires to be visited by President Obama

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According to the Associate Press, President Obama “will tour the scene of devastating wildfires in Colorado on Friday, and thank firefighters battling some of the worst fires to hit the American West in decades.”

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Obama called both Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and Colorado Springs mayor Steve Bach today to express his concerns, and said that the administration is bringing “all resources to bear to assist local responders” in Colorado and other Western states affected by fires, reported by the Associate Press.