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Black Forest Fire, June 17

Photos from the Black Forest fire Monday, June 17, 2013

After a premiere party for

After a premiere party for "Rock My RV" for Bill Layton's friends formed an assembly line and kicked into gear putting meals together for firefighters. They were putting the meals together at McCabe's Tavern on Sunday, June 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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After a premiere party for

After a premiere party for "Rock My RV" for Bill Layton's friends formed an assembly line and kicked into gear putting breakfast bags together for firefighters. The newly pimped RV was sitting in front of McCabe's Tavern on Sunday, June 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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Bill Layton's newly pimped RV is put to work as it's filled with meals for fireighters on Sunday, June 16, 2013. Bill's RV was completely madeover in the televsion show on The Travel Channel's show,

Bill Layton's newly pimped RV is put to work as it's filled with meals for fireighters on Sunday, June 16, 2013. Bill's RV was completely madeover in the televsion show on The Travel Channel's show, "Rock My RV". (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

JERILEE BENNETT

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After a premiere party for

After a premiere party for "Rock My RV" for Bill Layton's friends formed an assembly line and kicked into gear putting breakfast bags together for firefighters. The newly pimped RV was sitting in front of McCabe's Tavern on Sunday, June 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

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BLACK FOREST FIRE CHECKPOINTS

A Colorado National Guard member talks with a Black Forest resident at a checkpoint at Vollmer Road and Burgess Road Monday, June 17, 2013. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

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Colorado National Guard members man a checkpoint at Vollmer Road and Burgess Road Monday, June 17, 2013. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

MARK REIS

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The Black Forest Community Center is untouched by the flames of the Black Forest fire on Monday June, 17, 2013. Carol Lawrence,The Gazette

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Black Forest residents put up a sign thanking first responders on Shoup Rd. in Black Forest, Monday June, 17, 2013. Carol Lawrence,The Gazette

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A religious statue divides the driveway of a house off Shoup Rd. in the burn area in Black Forest, Monday, June, 17, 2013. The fire was estimated at 75 percent containment by mid-day. Carol Lawrence,The Gazette

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Firefighters line up to cross a field putting out hot spots in an area off Hodgen Rd. in the northern part of the burn area in Black Forest, Monday, June, 17, 2013. The Black Forest fire was estimated at 75 percent containment by mid-day. Carol Lawrence,The Gazette

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Broadmoor Fire Chief Noel Perran examines a pile of motor bikes in the burn area off Black Forest Rd in Black Forest, Monday, June, 17, 2013. The Black Forest fire was estimated at 75 percent containment by mid-day. Carol Lawrence,The Gazette

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One of the 483 homes considered a total loss lies in ruins from the Black Forest fire, off Black Forest Rd. Monday, June, 17, 2013. The Black Forest fire was estimated at 75 percent containment by mid-day. Carol Lawrence,The Gazette

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A deer lies in ash near the ruins of a home on Brentwood Dr. in Black Forest, Monday, June, 17, 2013. Most of the homes on Brentwood Dr. were burned down from the Black Forest fire. Carol Lawrence,The Gazette

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A street sign at Brentwood Dr. and Black Forest Rd. is damaged by the intense heat from the Black Forest fire. Carol Lawrence,The Gazette

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BLACK FOREST FIRE MAIL

Rural letter carrier Becky Wilcox distributes mail at an apartment complex in Gleneagle Monday, June 17, 2013. While Wilcox's mail route had uninterrupted service over the past week, some routes were delivered for the first time Monday in almost a week. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

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BLACK FOREST FIRE PICNIC

Former Waldo Canyon Fire evacuees hosted a picnic in Rockrimmon Monday, June 17, 2013 for evacuees from the Black Forest fire. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

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BLACK FOREST FIRE PICNIC

Former Waldo Canyon Fire evacuees hosted a picnic in Rockrimmon Monday, June 17, 2013 for evacuees from the Black Forest fire. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

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BLACK FOREST FIRE PICNIC

Former Waldo Canyon Fire evacuees hosted a picnic in Rockrimmon Monday, June 17, 2013 for evacuees from the Black Forest fire. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

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BLACK FOREST FIRE PICNIC

Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

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BLACK FOREST FIRE PICNIC

Black Forest fire evacuee Anna Roberson fills her plate Monday, June 17, 2013, at a picnic hosted in Rockrimmon by former Waldo Canyon Fire evacuees for evacuees from the Black Forest fire. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

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BLACK FOREST FIRE PICNIC

Kim Harrison, left, prays with Black Forest fire victim Floyd Neiswanger Monday, June 17, 2013, at a picnic hosted in Rockrimmon by former Waldo Canyon Fire evacuees for evacuees from the Black Forest fire. Neiswanger lost his home on Homestead Road in Black Forest. "We've experienced it before and we know the fear of it," Harrison, a former Waldo evacuee, said. "Jesus is my strength and I hope he can be Floyd's strength too." Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

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BLACK FOREST FIRE PICNIC

Former Waldo Canyon Fire evacuees hosted a picnic in Rockrimmon Monday, June 17, 2013 for evacuees from the Black Forest fire. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

MARK REIS

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BLACK FOREST FIRE PICNIC

Former Waldo Canyon Fire evacuees hosted a picnic in Rockrimmon Monday, June 17, 2013 for evacuees from the Black Forest fire. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

MARK REIS

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Broadmoor Fire Chief Noel Perran checks on a cabin off Shoup Rd. Monday, June, 17, 2013. The fire damaged the corner of the house Tuesday night but his crew was able to get the fire out without much damage. Carol Lawrence,The Gazette

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A rabbit sits among the charred trees of Black Forest Monday, June 17, 2013. The fire is 75 percent contained. Carol Lawrence,The Gazette

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A firefighter flags the remains of a home on Brentwood Dr. Monday, June, 17, 2013. The property must be flagged three times for a complete assessment, Carol Lawrence,The Gazette

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The Black Forest Community Center is untouched by the flames of the Black Forest fire on Monday June, 17, 2013. Carol Lawrence,The Gazette

Carol Lawrence

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Timber blackened from the Black Forest fire line Wild Oak Dr. on Monday June, 17, 2013. Carol Lawrence,The Gazette

Carol Lawrence

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Cheyenne Mountain Zoo CEO and president, Bob Chastain photographs a home that was spared from the Black Forest fire to get ideas for fire mitigation for the zoo, Monday, June, 17, 2013. Carol Lawrence,The Gazette

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After a premiere party for

After a premiere party for "Rock My RV" for Bill Layton's friends formed an assembly line and kicked into gear putting meals together for firefighters. They were putting the meals together at McCabe's Tavern on Sunday, June 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

After a premiere party for

After a premiere party for "Rock My RV" for Bill Layton's friends formed an assembly line and kicked into gear putting breakfast bags together for firefighters. The newly pimped RV was sitting in front of McCabe's Tavern on Sunday, June 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

Bill Layton's newly pimped RV is put to work as it's filled with meals for fireighters on Sunday, June 16, 2013. Bill's RV was completely madeover in the televsion show on The Travel Channel's show,

Bill Layton's newly pimped RV is put to work as it's filled with meals for fireighters on Sunday, June 16, 2013. Bill's RV was completely madeover in the televsion show on The Travel Channel's show, "Rock My RV". (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

After a premiere party for

After a premiere party for "Rock My RV" for Bill Layton's friends formed an assembly line and kicked into gear putting breakfast bags together for firefighters. The newly pimped RV was sitting in front of McCabe's Tavern on Sunday, June 16, 2013. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)

BLACK FOREST FIRE CHECKPOINTS

A Colorado National Guard member talks with a Black Forest resident at a checkpoint at Vollmer Road and Burgess Road Monday, June 17, 2013. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

BLACK FOREST FIRE CHECKPOINTS

Colorado National Guard members man a checkpoint at Vollmer Road and Burgess Road Monday, June 17, 2013. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

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The Black Forest Community Center is untouched by the flames of the Black Forest fire on Monday June, 17, 2013. Carol Lawrence,The Gazette

black forest fire

Black Forest residents put up a sign thanking first responders on Shoup Rd. in Black Forest, Monday June, 17, 2013. Carol Lawrence,The Gazette

black forest fire

A religious statue divides the driveway of a house off Shoup Rd. in the burn area in Black Forest, Monday, June, 17, 2013. The fire was estimated at 75 percent containment by mid-day. Carol Lawrence,The Gazette

black forest fire

Firefighters line up to cross a field putting out hot spots in an area off Hodgen Rd. in the northern part of the burn area in Black Forest, Monday, June, 17, 2013. The Black Forest fire was estimated at 75 percent containment by mid-day. Carol Lawrence,The Gazette

black forest fire

Broadmoor Fire Chief Noel Perran examines a pile of motor bikes in the burn area off Black Forest Rd in Black Forest, Monday, June, 17, 2013. The Black Forest fire was estimated at 75 percent containment by mid-day. Carol Lawrence,The Gazette

black forest fire

One of the 483 homes considered a total loss lies in ruins from the Black Forest fire, off Black Forest Rd. Monday, June, 17, 2013. The Black Forest fire was estimated at 75 percent containment by mid-day. Carol Lawrence,The Gazette

black forest fire

A deer lies in ash near the ruins of a home on Brentwood Dr. in Black Forest, Monday, June, 17, 2013. Most of the homes on Brentwood Dr. were burned down from the Black Forest fire. Carol Lawrence,The Gazette

black forest fire

A street sign at Brentwood Dr. and Black Forest Rd. is damaged by the intense heat from the Black Forest fire. Carol Lawrence,The Gazette

BLACK FOREST FIRE MAIL

Rural letter carrier Becky Wilcox distributes mail at an apartment complex in Gleneagle Monday, June 17, 2013. While Wilcox's mail route had uninterrupted service over the past week, some routes were delivered for the first time Monday in almost a week. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

BLACK FOREST FIRE PICNIC

Former Waldo Canyon Fire evacuees hosted a picnic in Rockrimmon Monday, June 17, 2013 for evacuees from the Black Forest fire. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

BLACK FOREST FIRE PICNIC

Former Waldo Canyon Fire evacuees hosted a picnic in Rockrimmon Monday, June 17, 2013 for evacuees from the Black Forest fire. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

BLACK FOREST FIRE PICNIC

Former Waldo Canyon Fire evacuees hosted a picnic in Rockrimmon Monday, June 17, 2013 for evacuees from the Black Forest fire. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

BLACK FOREST FIRE PICNIC

Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

BLACK FOREST FIRE PICNIC

Black Forest fire evacuee Anna Roberson fills her plate Monday, June 17, 2013, at a picnic hosted in Rockrimmon by former Waldo Canyon Fire evacuees for evacuees from the Black Forest fire. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

BLACK FOREST FIRE PICNIC

Kim Harrison, left, prays with Black Forest fire victim Floyd Neiswanger Monday, June 17, 2013, at a picnic hosted in Rockrimmon by former Waldo Canyon Fire evacuees for evacuees from the Black Forest fire. Neiswanger lost his home on Homestead Road in Black Forest. "We've experienced it before and we know the fear of it," Harrison, a former Waldo evacuee, said. "Jesus is my strength and I hope he can be Floyd's strength too." Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

BLACK FOREST FIRE PICNIC

Former Waldo Canyon Fire evacuees hosted a picnic in Rockrimmon Monday, June 17, 2013 for evacuees from the Black Forest fire. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

BLACK FOREST FIRE PICNIC

Former Waldo Canyon Fire evacuees hosted a picnic in Rockrimmon Monday, June 17, 2013 for evacuees from the Black Forest fire. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

black forest fire

Broadmoor Fire Chief Noel Perran checks on a cabin off Shoup Rd. Monday, June, 17, 2013. The fire damaged the corner of the house Tuesday night but his crew was able to get the fire out without much damage. Carol Lawrence,The Gazette

black forest fire

A rabbit sits among the charred trees of Black Forest Monday, June 17, 2013. The fire is 75 percent contained. Carol Lawrence,The Gazette

black forest fire

A firefighter flags the remains of a home on Brentwood Dr. Monday, June, 17, 2013. The property must be flagged three times for a complete assessment, Carol Lawrence,The Gazette

black forest fire

The Black Forest Community Center is untouched by the flames of the Black Forest fire on Monday June, 17, 2013. Carol Lawrence,The Gazette

black forest fire

Timber blackened from the Black Forest fire line Wild Oak Dr. on Monday June, 17, 2013. Carol Lawrence,The Gazette

black forest fire

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo CEO and president, Bob Chastain photographs a home that was spared from the Black Forest fire to get ideas for fire mitigation for the zoo, Monday, June, 17, 2013. Carol Lawrence,The Gazette

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