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Flood hits Colorado town a year after wildfire

Bryan Oller / AP

July 1, 2013: The aftermath of a flood in Manitou Springs, Colo.

Sitting on his porch, a man looks over the mud and debris in Manitou Springs, Colo., after a flood swept through a section of the historic town just west of Colorado Springs on Monday, damaging several homes and leaving a black swath of mud across several streets.

The town is vulnerable to severe flooding after last year's Waldo Canyon Fire burned in foothills just west of the town.

-- The Associated Press

Adrees Latif / Reuters, file

July 1, 2012: Homes destroyed by the Waldo Canyon Fire in the Mountain Shadows neighborhood of Colorado Springs. Residents began returning to charred areas of Colorado Springs after the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history forced tens of thousands of people from their homes and left the landscape a blackened wasteland.