Black Forest fire videos now on sale at The Gazette downtown

Published: January 9, 2014, 4:24 pm, by Bill Vogrin
Here is the 28-page booklet and the DVD "The Day the Forest Burned" produced by the history committee of the Black Forest Community Club. The DVD is a documentary of the June 2013 fire that killed two and destroyed 488 houses in the unincorporated community north of Colorado Springs.

Here is the 28-page booklet and the DVD “The Day the Forest Burned” produced by the history committee of the Black Forest Community Club. The DVD is a documentary of the June 2013 fire that killed two and destroyed 488 houses in the unincorporated community north of Colorado Springs.

The new documentary “The Day the Forest Burned” is now available for sale in the lobby of The Gazette at 30 E. Pikes Peak Ave. in downtown Colorado Springs. That’s just west of the Busy Corner of Tejon St. and Pikes Peak.

“The Day the Forest Burned” is a 50-minute DVD created by the history committee of the Black Forest Community Club. The DVD and three maps sell for $15. An accompanying 28-page booklet is an extra $3.
 
Drop by the front desk of The Gazette during business hours between now and Feb. 1 to pick up a copy of "The Day the Forest Burned" a documentary of the Black  Forest fire in June 2013. Sonny and Grace will be glad to help you.

Drop by the front desk of The Gazette during business hours between now and Feb. 1 to pick up a copy of “The Day the Forest Burned” a documentary of the Black Forest fire in June 2013. Sonny and Grace will be glad to help you.


The DVDs will be available for purchase — strictly cash or check transactions — through Feb. 1 at the front desk of The Gazette. It’s also available for sale at various businesses in the Black Forest.

Checks should be made payable to the BFC Club, a nonprofit organization.

You can also get a DVD mailed by calling Terry Stokka at 495-0895 or emailing him at tstokka@juno.com.

Also for sale at The Gazette is a companion DVD – “Historical Tour of the Black Forest”  that the committee produced in 2010. It’s a 45-minute account of the unincorporated 100-square-mile community, mostly homes on 5-acre lots, north of Colorado Springs and bordered by the Palmer Divide.

The Gazette has no legal or financial interest in the video and will not profit from any sales. All proceeds will be returned to the Black Forest Community Club, which is solely responsible for its content.

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