Black Forest Fire
Colorado lawmakers agreed Wednesday to budget $21 million for an aerial firefighting fleet designed to spot and attack wildfires faster, a response to historic back-to-back wildfire seasons.
Firefighters say a house caught fire after a homeowner put ashes into a metal container located near some bushes.
A new report by the Black Forest Fire Department claims firefighters secretly protected the home of a commander with the El Paso County Sheriff’s Department.
The Century of Champions Red Cross Ball was held downtown Saturday night to celebrate local heroes.
Usually the 4th Combat Aviation Brigade flies combat missions overseas but when it moved to Fort Carson in 2013 the soldiers knew they could find themselves on missions much closer to home.
A report ordered by the Black Forest Fire Department claims firefighters were secretly told to protect the home of a commander with the El Paso County Sheriff’s Department.
Colorado residents who lost their homes in last year’s floods and wildfires could get property-tax relief under a bill advancing in the state legislature.
A new report on the Black Forest wildfire calls the local fire chief a hero for his actions when the massive blaze broke out but the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office said the report is loaded with inaccuracies.
A report commissioned by the Black Forest Fire Department found it responded properly to a wildfire that burned more than 480 homes and was responsible for two deaths.
The fire department that first responded to a wildfire that killed two people in the Black Forest community last year says it will publicly discuss the findings of a review of how it reacted to the blaze.