PHOTO: Wildfire threatens Air Force's Falcon Stadium

This summer's Colorado wildfires hit a dangerous new level Tuesday as the Waldo Canyon Fire burned out of control just outside of Colorado Springs. Per the Denver Post more than 32,000 people have been evacuated, including the residents of the U.S. Air Force Academy, as firefighters struggle to contain the blaze.

According to the AP, the fire has stretched within 5 miles of the Academy campus.

In this photograph, the wildfires can be seen approaching Air Force's famous Falcon Stadium, seen in the foreground of the photo:

For CBS News photos of the fire outbreak across the West, click here. For information on how local Colorado Springs residents can help evacuees, visit this page at

Photo via Twitter user @FSUKilroy.

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