July 22, 2013 Updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:45 pm
As wildfire roared through Black Forest in June, two Gazette interns were profoundly affected - in very different ways. For Megan Wood, working in the newsroom brought back a flood of memories from the Waldo Canyon fire. Suzanne Evans left work and headed toward her home in Black Forest as the fire started June 11.
Read their essays here: