Images from the Black Forest fire north of Colorado Springs on June 12, 2013.
Tech. Sht John Sepulveda and Airman Adam Mardick of the 302nd Airlift Wing remove the missile warning system from a C-130 at Peterson AFB Wednesday, June 12, 2013 in preparation for fighting the Black Forest fire. Crews remove all unnecessary weight from the aircraft before loading the Modular Airborne Firefighting System (MAFFS). Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette