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Wing responds to Black Forest Fire

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Airman 1st Class Raul Ruelaz, 21st Security Forces Squadron, wears a mask as he hands back an identification card at the Peterson west gate. Ruelaz was wearing the mask June 12 to protect himself from smoke particulates generated by the Black Forest Fire burning north of the base. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Rob Bussard)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Airman 1st Class Raul Ruelaz, 21st Security Forces Squadron, wears a mask as he hands back an identification card at the Peterson west gate. Ruelaz was wearing the mask June 12 to protect himself from smoke particulates generated by the Black Forest Fire burning north of the base. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Rob Bussard)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – A smoky haze generated by the Black Forest Fire masks the Garden of the Gods and Pikes Peak in this image taken from Palmer Park June 12. The wildfire began June 11 causing widespread evacuations throughout the affected region. The 21st Space Wing is providing firefighters as well as shelter for displaced DOD ID card holders.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Rob Bussard)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – A smoky haze generated by the Black Forest Fire masks the Garden of the Gods and Pikes Peak in this image taken from Palmer Park June 12. The wildfire began June 11 causing widespread evacuations throughout the affected region. The 21st Space Wing is providing firefighters as well as shelter for displaced DOD ID card holders. (U.S. Air Force photo/Rob Bussard)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – The 21st Space Wing established a temporary shelter at the Peterson Fitness and Sports Center, building 560, to provide relief for service members and their families displaced by the wildfires burning in Colorado June 12. The shelter can accommodate approximately 100 people and is open to any person with base access. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Golembesky)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – The 21st Space Wing established a temporary shelter at the Peterson Fitness and Sports Center, building 560, to provide relief for service members and their families displaced by the wildfires burning in Colorado June 12. The shelter can accommodate approximately 100 people and is open to any person with base access. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Golembesky)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Airmen with the 21st Civil Engineer Squadron set up air conditioning units at the Peterson AFB temporary shelter to provide relief for service members and their families displaced from wildfires burning near Peterson. The shelter can accommodate approximately 100 personnel and is open to any member with base access. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Golembesky)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Airmen with the 21st Civil Engineer Squadron set up air conditioning units at the Peterson AFB temporary shelter to provide relief for service members and their families displaced from wildfires burning near Peterson. The shelter can accommodate approximately 100 personnel and is open to any member with base access. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Golembesky)

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