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.
The fire department that first responded to a massive wildfire that killed two people in the Black Forest area says outside investigators have developed some leads about the potential source the blaze.
The El Paso County sheriff has released a timeline of the fatal Black Forest wildfire that contradicts a description released by the local fire department.
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The Black Forest Fire Rescue Protection District Board of Directors is asking an independent investigator to review how the state’s most destructive wildfire was handled.
There is a drive to remove the Fire Chief of Black Forest after he said the massive fire there was intentionally set.
There is a move to get rid of the fire chief in the town of Black Forest.
The Black Forest Fire is now 75 percent contained, and officials are hopeful the residents of the some of the worst burned areas will be allowed to briefly return to their property on Tuesday or Wednesday.