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Fort Carson soldiers train to fight wildfires

  More than 1,000 soldiers from Fort Carson are being trained to fight wildfires amid a deadly and destructive fire season in the West.   A team from the National Interagency Fire Center, which coordinates wildfire-fighting efforts nationwide, is conducting the training at the infantry post outside Colorado Springs.   Fort Carson said Monday that… Continue Reading Fort Carson soldiers train to fight wildfires

New Bristol ale honors firefighters

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Colorado Springs’ own Bristol Brewing Company will tap a new batch of ale tonight that honors local firefighters. The brewery, 1647 S. Tejon St., has created Local 5 Ale, named for the local chapter of the Colorado Springs Professional Firefighters. The beer is described as an extra special bitter “with big caramel and roasted chewiness,… Continue Reading New Bristol ale honors firefighters

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