Quick Links

Welcome to the official internet home of the BLACK FOREST fire/rescue protection district 

      

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions now in effect!

 

Due to the continued dry conditions and the National Weather Service forecast for continued dry and warmer than normal conditions, resulting in very high to extreme fire danger ratings, Deputy Fire Warden John Padgett has ordered Stage I Fire Restrictions for all of the unincorporated areas of El Paso County.  The Stage I Fire Restrictions shall go into effect immediately and the following are prohibited:

 

1.      Open burning, excepting fires and campfires within permanently constructed fire grates in developed campgrounds and picnic grounds; charcoal grills and wood burning stoves at private residences in areas cleared of all flammable materials.

 

2.      The sale or use of fireworks.

 

3.      Outdoor smoking except within an enclosed vehicle or building, a developed recreation site or while stopped in an area at least three feet in diameter that is barren or cleared of all flammable materials. 

 

The Stage I Restrictions shall remain in effect until such time the restrictions are modified pursuant to El Paso County Ordinance #15-001.

 

The full text of Ordinance #15-001 can be found by visiting: http://bcc2.elpasoco.com/bocc/agendas/Resolutions/2015/Ordinance%202015/....

 

 


 

 

 

Black Forest Fire Board Election results

 

The results of the Black Forest Fire Board are as follows;

1. Richard McMorran - 193

2. Jack D. Hinton, II - 219

3. William "Bill"  Marchant - 131

 

4 miles in the Forest Final Results!

We would like to thank everyone who participated and helped to

make this once again, a great event. Below you will find links to

the award winners and final times for everyone who ran or

hiked.

 We look forward to seeing you next year for the

4 Miles in the Forest Run/Hike!

 

The award winners    Click to see

Final Times for All       Click to see

 



 

Looking for a fire engine?

We have two for sale currently click pictures for more details.

722 front  1995 Becker


budget sustainability PP
Regular Board Meeting 
Wednesday, July 20th, 2016
Station No. 1 @ 7 p.m.

Please remember to register for emergency notifications

Register here

ORDER YOUR RURAL ADDRESS SIGN POST TODAY!


If you need us, can we find you?

Many Black Forest homes have no house numbers or numbers that are hard to see, especially in rain, snow, or smoke. If you need to improve your numbers, you can get these simple high-visibility house number signs at Station One.

The numbers are 4 inches tall, reflective, and installed on both sides of the post. They are designed to take an impact of over 60 MPH and bounce back. The cost is $25.00, installed. If you lost your home in the Black Forest Fire, your sign is FREE, and we will install it for you. Order your sign by calling Station One at 495-4300, or stop in to sign up. Payment can be made at the station or arrangements can be made to collect on installment at the home (exact amount please).

These number signs are not required but can help our members find you quickly when minutes matter.

Calls for service...

2016 Emergency calls through: 06/21/16

413

 

2015
total
calls:
1,003

 

2014
total
calls:
839

 

 2013
total
calls:

1,137

 

 

2012 total calls:
858

 

2011 total calls:
777

 

2010 total calls:
882