More Black Forest Fire Articles

  • Analysis: Tracking the money spent on disaster recovery in the Pikes Peak region

    By ryan maye handy ryanmaye.handy@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Jun 28, 2015

    El Paso County continues to receive millions of federal, state and private funds targeted at disaster recovery. More than $56 million came into the county to help fund recoveries from the 2012 Waldo Canyon fire, the 2013 Black Forest fire and the September 2013 floods - all of which...

  • Memories still raw as Black Forest residents gather to view progress on fire memorial

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Jun 14, 2015

    Memories of the heat, the smoke, the glow of the flames and the ash that fell like snow are seared into the minds of those who lost everything two years ago in the Black Forest fire: the house, the car, the things you forgot you even had until it's two years too late to save them....

  • Waldo Canyon, Black Forest fire victims see dissimilar outcomes

    By Maria St. louis-sanchez maria.sanchez@gazette.com
    Updated: Thu, Jun 11, 2015

    It was the worst of fires - and then came another one even worse. It was a fire in a subdivision and then it was one in a wooded, rural community. It was a fire of quick rebuilding and then it was one where the landscape won't return for a generation. The month of June marks the...

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