EVERGREEN, Colo. (CBS4)– A homeowner took up pots and pans to scare away a bear that had climbed onto a second story deck of a home in Evergreen.

A CBS4 YouReporter took video of the bear on the deck. She banged pots and pans to scare it away.

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The bear simply slid down the posts of the deck to wander back into the wilderness.

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This time of year bears are coming out of their winter sleep and are looking for food. As bear season continues through mid-November, officials ask that residents keep doors, windows and trash locked up.

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On Sunday, a bear tore through a screen door to get inside a home in Pine to look for food. The bear stayed in the basement for a while before leaving on his own. No one was injured.

LINK: Colorado Parks & Wildlife “Be Bear Aware” Section

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