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Black Forest Firewise Program

Black Forest Fire Rescue performs Firewise assessments free of charge to our local property owners. 

To request a Firewise assessment please fill out the form below.  Appointments are preferred on the weekends, however we can make adjustments if needed.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call 719-435-4300 or send an email to

We will contact you within 2 business days to confirm the inspection. The final results will be sent back to you either by email or you may pick up a hard copy at fire station 1, within 2 business days after the inspection.

Please click the link below for helpful information on preparing for your assessment.

2021 Defensible space guide for homeowners.pdf


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The links below will give you access to Wildland Fire Program information sponsored by the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC)



Ready, Set , Go! Wildland Fire Action Plan (English)

Ready, Set, Go! Wildland Fire Action Plan (Spanish)

Ready, Set, Go! Red Flag Warning Information