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Demographics

Black Forest Fire Rescue Protection District covers approximately 52 square miles and provides service to approximately 40,000 friends and neighbors.  Primarily a residential community with some light commercial, the department protects approximately 5,500 structures along with another 1,700 properties with a total assessed value of approximately $3.25 billion.

Black Forest Fire Rescue is a full-time career department comprised of 28 professional Firefighters and an Adminstrative Officer.  The department provides structural firefighting, wildland firefighting, technical rescue, and EMS transport among many other services.  BFFR is a mutual and automatic aid partner for agencies within El Paso County, Douglas County, and the State of Colorado.

Black Forest Fire Rescue is also a strong community partner providing fire mitigation assessments, public education and awareness which include CPR and First Aid classes.  We started the high-visibility address post program to assist homeowners in addressing their residence to make it easier to locate them in an emergency.

Click here for Black Forest Fire’s District Map.

district map