More Black Forest Fire Articles

  • El Paso County receives more than $250,000 in wildfire grants

    By Lisa Walton and matt steiner The Gazette -
    Published: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    A third round of money from the state's Wildfire Risk Reduction Program will help pay for 37 projects throughout Colorado, including work in El Paso County by the Westcott Fire Protection District, Black Forest Together and the county. Gov. John Hickenlooper's office announced Friday...

  • Dozens seek millions in suit against fire district, county and state

    By matt steiner matt.steiner@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Sep 5, 2014

    Dozens of plaintiffs took action in mid-August to hold El Paso County, the state of Colorado and the Black Forest Fire Board of Directors accountable for losses sustained in the June 2013 Black Forest fire. A civil lawsuit, filed by Darrell Fortner on Aug. 16 in U.S. District Court...

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