Colorado Springs, CO (KSDK) - The Waldo Canyon fire jumped firefighters' perimeter lines and moved into the City of Colorado Springs Wednesday night.
It's just one of six wildfires in the state burning out of control. So far, 32,000 people have been evacuated.
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In one of the northern most subdivisions, dozens of homes are reduced to rubble.
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The Air Force Academy evacuated thousands from its campus, and not far from there, a Parkway North graduate who works in a Colorado school district had to evacuate twice.
"I just stopped in awe because it looked from appearances like everything was touching fire. It was just completely lit up," said Alli Weissman. "You couldn't even see the mountains from the flame and the smoke."
Alli is now staying with friends in Denver.