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Colorado fires impacting mail delivery

By KRDO.com Staff
Published On: Jun 12 2013 01:22:01 PM CDT
Updated On: Jun 12 2013 01:37:36 PM CDT

Taken from our yard.

BLACK FOREST, Colo. -

The Postal Service says the spread of the Black Forest fire has impacted the mail delivery for nearly 4,000 addresses.

Mail delivery has been suspended for the following general areas served by the Colorado Springs, 80908 ZIP Code, impacting nearly 1,700 deliveries at:   
 
Hodgen Road
Burgess Road
Eastonville Road
Thahosa Lane
 
The mail will be held at Briargate Station, 8585 Criterion Dr, and can be picked up at the side door in the lobby from 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. The phone number to the station is (719) 265-4409.
 
Additionally, the Postal Service has temporarily closed the Black Forest Retail Postal Unit. All mail and services are being serviced out of the Briargate Station.
 
Approximately 1,200 addresses serviced by Peyton, ZIP 80831 in the Black Forest Falcon area may be impacted by road closures. Mail for affected addresses will be available late this afternoon at the Peyton Post Office, 13055 Bradshaw Road.
 
Some deliveries out of Elbert, ZIP 80106, in the Latigo Trail, Eastonville, and The Trails areas will not be made. Mail for the approximate 800 deliveries will be held at the Elbert Post Office, 24150 Elbert St. until further notice.
 
Future delivery decisions will be made after consulting with local emergency managers.

The spread of the Royal Gorge fire has impacted the mail delivery for nearly 480 addresses.

Mail delivery has been suspended for the following general areas served by the Canon City Post Office, ZIP 81212, impacting nearly 460 deliveries along Highway 50 and Highway 9.

The mail will be held at the Canon City Post Office, 1501 Main Street until further notice between 8:30 – 5:30, M-F and 9-12 on Saturday. The phone number to the office is (719) 275-6877.

Future delivery decisions will be made after consulting with local emergency managers.

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