Photos: President Biden and first lady in Colorado to tour Marshall Fire damage

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US President Joe Biden (C) and First Lady Jill Biden (R) are greeted by Colorado Governor Jared Polis after disembarking from Air Force One upon arrival at Denver International Airport in Denver, Colorado, January 7, 2022, as they travel to view damage from wildfires. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)

BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. (KDVR) — President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden arrived in Colorado on Friday afternoon to tour the area damaged by the Marshall Fire and meet with some families impacted by the disaster.

The fire burned over 6,000 acres and destroyed more than $500 million worth of homes. The president issued a disaster declaration for Colorado.

Some photos of the president, first lady and other state and local officials can be viewed in the gallery below:

Livestream coverage of the president’s visit can be found in this story.

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