Demographics and District Map
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, an Administrative Officer, an Administrative Assistant, and a part-time Emergency Vehicle Technician. 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 a strong community partner providing fire mitigation assessments and public education. The high-visibility address post program assists homeowners in addressing their residence to make it easier to locate them in an emergency.
Station 1 is our headquarters.
11445 Teachout Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80908
The station was opened in 2003.
Staffing at Station 1 is typically 5 firefighters.
Apparatus at Station 1 include:
- Engine 711 (Type 1, 750 gallons)
- Medic 781 (Ambulance)
- Brush 741 (Type 6)
- Tender 761 (1800 gallons)
- Wildland Type 3
- Reserve Tender
- Reserve Brush
- Reserve Engine
- Command vehicles
16465 Ridge Run Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80908
The station was opened in 2009.
Staffing at Station 2 is typically 3 firefighters.
Apparatus at Station 2 include:
- Engine 712 (Type 1, 750 gallons)
- Brush 742 (Type 6)
- Medic 782 (Ambulance)
Click here for Black Forest Fire’s District Map.