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Black Forest Fire Recovery Process has been Long and Diverse

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There are 154 new homes in the Black Forest neighborhood, and nearly 18 months after the devastating fire more than half of the hundreds of houses destroyed are on track to being rebuilt.

There are 154 new homes in the Black Forest neighborhood, and nearly 18 months after the devastating fire more than half of the hundreds of houses destroyed are on track to being rebuilt.

But home construction is a small part of how Black Forest residents measure recovery, a process that could involve decades of forest restoration and changing the community’s culture. The 2013 Black Forest fire was El Paso County’s second devastating blaze in two years, and recovery managers quickly learned that Black Forest could not compare to the 2012 Waldo Canyon fire.

But home construction is a small part of how Black Forest residents measure recovery, a process that could involve decades of forest restoration and changing the community’s culture. The 2013 Black Forest fire was El Paso County’s second devastating blaze in two years, and recovery managers quickly learned that Black Forest could not compare to the 2012 Waldo Canyon fire.

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