A year after the massive Black Forest wildfire, state forest officials say many homeowners don't take action to create defensible space until after a fire burns in the area.
Black Forest Fire
El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa gave an assessment of the response on Tuesday and said his office is now better prepared for the next emergency.
Two consecutive years of death and destruction from Colorado's wildfire season has renewed the focus on ways to mitigate property damage and stay physically sa
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Despite news of two confirmed deaths in the Black Forest Fire near Colorado Springs, officials were encouraged by progress against the blaze Thursday.