Black Forest Fire

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Lawmakers Grapple On Tax Aid For Disaster Victims

Lawmakers are trying to agree on last-minute changes to a proposal that would give a property tax break to residents affected by massive Colorado flooding and wildfires last year.

05/07/2014

A home destroyed in the Black Forest Fire (credit: CBS)

Lawmakers Weigh Tax Aid For Disaster Victims

People who lost their homes and businesses during historic Colorado floods and wildfires last year may still get some relief on their property taxes, but it’ll be smaller than initially expected.

05/06/2014

An air tanker demonstration at Centennial Airport(credit: CBS)

Colorado Closer To Getting Own Firefighting Fleet

Colorado is one step closer to getting its own firefighting fleet just in time for wildfire season. A bill to establish the aerial fleet passed the state Senate.

04/25/2014

Hayman Fire

Colorado Senate Funds Aerial Firefighting Fleet

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.

04/03/2014

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Homeowner Accidentally Sparks House Fire In Black Forest

Firefighters say a house caught fire after a homeowner put ashes into a metal container located near some bushes.

04/01/2014

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Supervisor Calls Black Forest Fire Report ‘Ridiculous’

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.

03/24/2014

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Red Cross Honors Local Heroes

The Century of Champions Red Cross Ball was held downtown Saturday night to celebrate local heroes.

03/23/2014

Left to right: Sgt. Justin Hill, CW2 Brennan Avants; Capt. Alec Finlay; Maj. Eric Carlson (credit: Colorado National Guard)

Fort Carson Soldiers Proudly Serve At Home When Disasters Strike

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.

03/17/2014

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Report Claims Report Claims Firefighters Secretly Told To Protect Commander’s 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.

03/15/2014

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Tax Aid For Disaster-Destroyed Homes Advances

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.

03/12/2014

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