(Video of the Black Forest Fire in Colorado, courtesy of 7News and the DenverChannel.com. Original YouTube link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iHNKSp_qIDo).
As of Thursday, June 13, 2013 the Black Forest Fire has burned nearly 16,000 acres and destroyed 360 homes. It is now the most destructive fire in Colorado's history (see "Black Forest Fire Turns Deadly: 2 Found Dead In Colorado Springs-Area Fire"). Meanwhile, in another part of Colorado, the Royal Gorge Fire has been declared a disaster (see "Royal Gorge Fire Update: Disaster Declaration Issued Today").