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Black Forest, Colorado is located in El Paso County. Zip codes in Black Forest, CO include 80908, and 80106. The median home price in Black Forest is $510,000 which is roughly $141/per square foot. More Black Forest information.

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Wednesday Aug 27 | Fire Rescue Magazine

Soldiers Train for Terror Incident at Colorado Base

Tuesday brought the first major disaster exercise at Fort Carson since 2011. It's not that the soldiers there have gone untrained, commanders said.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Denver Post

Black Forest Fire Board "reasonably accepts" departure of chief

The Black Forest Fire/Rescue Protection District's Board of Directors said Wednesday it has "been forced to reasonably accept" that Fire Chief Robert Harvey has left his position.

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ABC News

Colorado Buys Fire-Spotting Planes to Battle Fires

Colorado will begin a new strategy for fighting wildfires in the coming weeks, deploying aircraft designed to pinpoint the location of blazes quicker after the first sighting of smoke with the aim of beginning suppression efforts faster.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

CSPD says its military-grade equipment is for safety

With images of police using tear gas, wielding assault rifles and patrolling the streets of Ferguson, Missouri in armored vehicles, some criticize the over-militarization of American police.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

TheDenverChannel

Black Forest fire chief resigns, chairman says

Flash Flood Watch issued August 14 at 5:45AM MDT expiring August 15 at 12:00AM MDT in effect for: Archuleta, Delta, Dolores, Eagle, Garfield, Gunnison, Hinsdale, La Plata, Mesa, Moffat, Montezuma, Montrose, Ouray, Pitkin, Rio Blanco, Routt, San Juan, San Miguel Flash Flood Watch issued August 14 at 5:45AM MDT expiring August 15 at 12:00AM MDT in ... (more)

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Examiner.com

The History of Black Forest, CO and the Fire That Nearly Destroyed It

The Fire of 2013 has been seared in the hearts and minds of the residents of Black Forest , Colorado .

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KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Black Forest Fire Chief Bob Harvey resigns

A Black Forest Fire Board Member tells KRDO NewsChannel 13 that Chief Bob Harvey has submitted his resignation.

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KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Flash flood watch issued for the Pikes Peak Region

A flash flood watch has been issued for El Paso and Teller Counties from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

KKTV

Families In Fountain Creek Watershed Could Face Monthly Fee

Colorado Springs City Council voted Tuesday to approve a $7 monthly fee for residents in the watershed.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Gazette

Couple who lost their home in Black Forest Fire to be awarded Keeper of the Keys

A cross made of charred wood, sits on a hill near the foundation of the burned home of Lynn and Ray Rozak.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Local tree owners gaining ground on sawflies

The recent invasion of the pine sawfly hasn't been good for owners of ponderosa pine trees but it has been good for pest control businesses kept busy by the demand for service calls.

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The Gazette

Researchers hope to understand long-term effects of trauma through...

Brandy Burton carries her son Caiyleb Lewis, 2, through the rubble of her family's home after residents were allowed back into some of the most devastated sections of the Black Forest fire for a short period of time Tuesday, June 18, 2013.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Denver Post

Research study seeks input from families recovering from Colorado's devastating wildfires

Homeowner Paula Warren walks among many of the burned trees on her property at 6550 Gun Club Trail in Black Forest in August 2013.

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Colorado Springs Independent

New lot opens to car-poolers

It might be hard to get excited about the opening of a new parking lot, but this one means fewer commuters pumping pollution into the air by parking it and car-pooling to town.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

CBS Local

Colorado's 2014 Wildfire Season Mild Compared To Recent Devastation

After the Alkali Fire charred roughly 21,000 acres of brush and grass in northwestern Colorado last month, the state's so-far timid wildfire season limped meekly through July.

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