Fire takes toll on two elderly parents, five grown kids and their six houses

Theresa Knoll, facing camera, hugs her sister, Bonnie Kruse during a gathering of their families Thursday, June 13, 2013 in Colorado Springs. Theresa, four of her siblings and their parents Mike and Frances Vialpando all lost their homes this week in the Black Forest fire. Bonnie's Black Forest home is the only one believed to have survived the fire. At left in this photo is their brother, Ron Vialpando. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette
Theresa Knoll, facing camera, hugs her sister, Bonnie Kruse during a gathering of their families Thursday, June 13, 2013 in Colorado Springs. Theresa, four of her siblings and their parents Mike and Frances Vialpando all lost their homes this week in the Black Forest fire. Bonnie's Black Forest home is the only one believed to have survived the fire. At left in this photo is their brother, Ron Vialpando. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette