Black Forest Fire

5:29am

Fri June 14, 2013
Wildfires

Friday Updates For The Black Forest Fire, Other Colorado Fires

MAFFS C-130 lays a red slurry line to help stop the spread of the Black Forest Fire, June 12
Sgt. Jonathan C. Thibault Fort Carson Public Affairs Office

The Black Forest Fire earned another distinction Thursday as fire officials announced they had discovered the remains of two persons in the fire zone. The other Colorado fires are beginning to wind down.

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4:49am

Fri June 14, 2013
Around the Nation

First Lives Lost In Colorado Wildfire

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RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

The Black Forest Fire outside Colorado Springs has now left two people dead. That fire has forced nearly 40,000 people to evacuate, and it's consumed over 300 homes since it was first ignited Monday afternoon. NPR's Kirk Siegler reports it's now the most destructive natural disaster in Colorado history.

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12:06pm

Thu June 13, 2013
Wildfires

PHOTO: Black Forest Fire From Space

Red outlines indicate hot spots where MODIS detected unusually warm surface temperatures associated with fires.
Jeff Schmaltz, LANCE MODIS Rapid Response Team NASA GSFC

7:21am

Thu June 13, 2013
Wildfires

Thursday Updates For The Black Forest Fire, Other Colorado Wildfires

City and county evac areas, including the IR fire boundary (the dark red line) June 13
City of Colorado Springs

12:00pm

Wed June 12, 2013

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