More Than 600 Animals Rescued From Colo. Fire

Jun 19th, 2013

Courtesy of Jesse Byrnes, The Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colo.)

Animal lovers are among the many heroes of the Black Forest fire.

More than 600 animals -- ranging from cats and cattle to pigs and a parrot -- were rescued from more than 250 properties in the burn area, said Gretchen Pressley, a communications specialist with the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region. Read the full article.