Update: 6/12/13 3:05 p.m.
Colorado College is offering short-term relief housing for faculty, staff, and students who have been impacted by the fire. Those affected and seeking assistance are encouraged to call Campus Safety at 389-6707. The campus community is being updated through emails and parents of students registered for summer courses at CC were sent an email last night notifying them of the fire and the fact that the campus was not affected.
The college continues to remain safe from the fire burning to the north of Colorado Springs, with college personnel actively monitoring the situation. Note that air quality can quickly change with shifting winds. For the most current Front Range Air Quality Forecast & Colorado Smoke Outlook, to go: http://www.colorado.gov/airquality/colo_advisory.aspx
A fire burning in the Black Forest area, significantly north and east of Colorado College, does not currently pose a threat to the campus. College personnel continue to actively monitor the situation and will post developing information that affects the college.
Any members of the college community who are affected by the fire are encouraged to call Campus Safety at 389-6707 for assistance. The college also encourages those members of the campus community who may be impacted by the fire to stay tuned to local news media.
Wildfire North of Colorado Springs Not Endangering Colorado College
Published on June 11, 2013
A wildfire is burning north of Colorado Springs, in Black Forest. Colorado College is not threatened in any way by this fire currently. Any members of the college community who are affected the fire are encouraged to call Campus Safety at 389-6707 so we can assist. College personnel are monitoring the situation and as details emerge that affect the college, we will let people know. We encourage people to stay tuned to local news media.