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House fire in Black Forest hospitalizes 2 on Christmas

Black Forest house fire
Posted at 9:55 AM, Dec 25, 2019

BLACK FOREST — Two people are in the hospital, including one person was airlifted to a burn unit in Denver, after a house fire broke out early Christmas morning, according to the El Paso County Sheriff's Office.

Officials said the fire broke out around 3:45 a.m. Wednesday with four people in the home located off Bridle Bit Road.

The Black Forest Fire Rescue said the fire destroyed 75% of the home.

There were seven agencies working with multiple partner agencies on this house fire.

There is no determined cause at this time. However, authorities have ruled out arson.