Colorado wildfires turn deadly

The fires near Colorado Springs have turned deadly, killing two and forcing thousands to flee their homes. More than 375 homes have been charred.

Fires destroy Colorado homes

Dozens of homes have been destroyed as several large wildfires burn out-of-control across the US state of Colorado.

Wildfire Threatens Homes In Colorado Springs Area

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - JUNE 12: Horses stand in a pasture as smoke fills the air from the Black Forest Fire June 12, 2013 near Colorado Springs, Colorado. The fire has reportedly burned 80 to 100 homes and has charred at least 8,000 acres. (Photo by Chris Schneider/Getty Images)

Wildfire Threatens Homes In Colorado Springs Area

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - JUNE 12: Smoke rises into the air from the Black Forest Fire June 12, 2013 near Colorado Springs, Colorado. The fire has reportedly burned 80 to 100 homes and has charred at least 8,000 acres. (Photo by Chris Schneider/Getty Images)

Wildfire Threatens Homes In Colorado Springs Area

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - JUNE 12: People stop by the side of a road to watch the Black Forest Fire June 12, 2013 near Colorado Springs, Colorado. The fire has reportedly burned 80 to 100 homes and has charred at least 8,000 acres. (Photo by Chris Schneider/Getty Images)

Wildfire Threatens Homes In Colorado Springs Area

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - JUNE 12: Fire from the Black Forest Fire burns behind a stand of trees June 12, 2013 near Colorado Springs, Colorado. The fire has reportedly burned 80 to 100 homes and has charred at least 8,000 acres. (Photo by Chris Schneider/Getty Images)

Wildfire Threatens Homes In Colorado Springs Area

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - JUNE 12: Shad Dohl, of Colorado Springs watches as smoke rises into the air from the Black Forest Fire June 12, 2013 near Colorado Springs, Colorado. The fire has reportedly burned 80 to 100 homes and has charred at least 8,000 acres. (Photo by Chris Schneider/Getty Images)

Dave Dunlap watches wildfire ravage Colorado as black smoke billows from a burning fire (MCT / Rex Features)

Lynd Fitzgerald sprays fire retardant around her house while a wildfire burns out of control in the backgroud, Colorado (MCT / Rex Features)

Andrew Dunlap and his father Dave Dunlap, in the truck, watch as a wildfire burns behind their house in Colorado Springs (MCT / Rex Features)

Horses led by El Paso County Sheriff's Deputy Dan Cukowski and Linad Davies evacuate the wildfire area in Black Forest, Colorado Springs, Colorado (MCT / Rex Features)

Wildfire Threatens Homes In Colorado Springs Area

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - JUNE 12: Bystanders watch the Black Forest Fire burn on June 12, 2013 north of Colorado Springs, Colorado. The fire has reportedly burned 80 to 100 homes and has charred at least 8,000 acres. (Photo by Chris Schneider/Getty Images)

Wildfire Threatens Homes In Colorado Springs Area

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - JUNE 12: A helicopter prepares to make a water drop while fighting the Black Forest Fire on June 12, 2013 north of Colorado Springs, Colorado. The fire has reportedly burned 80 to 100 homes and has charred at least 8,000 acres. (Photo by Chris Schneider/Getty Images)