Colorado couple doesn't let wildfire ruin big day

- A Colorado couple didn't let a raging wildfire ruin their wedding day. Instead, they used the flames as a backdrop for their wedding photos.

Sara and Michael Kramer tied the knot on Saturday, June 9.

After having to pull out of their original venue of Cascade Village because of the 416 wildfire in Durango, the groom’s whole family came together to help make their big day happen.

His aunt and uncle offering up their property on Country Road 250 as a new venue.

The home lies in a valley just below the blaze, but instead of letting the smoke and burning scent in the air ruin their big day, the couple embraced it.

Though they enjoyed a celebratory kiss, the photo highlights the growing concerns in the community.

Even as more than 800 firefighters fight the wildfire, it has now grown more than 22,000 acres and remains at only 10 percent contained.

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