Black Forest fire, June 15

Black Forest fire, June 15

More evacuation orders were lifted Saturday, June 15, amid news that even more homes were lost in the Black Forest fire as firefighters continued to battle hotspots.

Mitch Slate, who lives on the unevacuated side of Burgess Road, spent four hours handing out more than six cases of water to residents waiting to be escorted into the Black Forest burn area Saturday, June 15, 2013. Michael Ciaglo/The Gazette
Mitch Slate, who lives on the unevacuated side of Burgess Road, spent four hours handing out more than six cases of water to residents waiting to be escorted into the Black Forest burn area Saturday, June 15, 2013. Michael Ciaglo/The Gazette
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