Mail service resumes to most addresses affected by Black Forest Fire

June 17, 2013 @USPSstamps

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – The lifting of most evacuation areas associated with the Black Forest fire will allow mail service to resume service to many areas today, Monday, June 17. Carriers will be delivering any accumulated mail, so there is no need to come to the Post Office.

NEW: Thousands of addresses in ZIP 80908, which is the heart of the Black Forest, will be delivered today.

CONTINUING: However, about 1800 addresses for ZIP 80908 won’t see mail delivery today because of road closures. This mail is being 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.

NEW: Monument, 80132, will be delivering all addresses.

CONTINUING: All Peyton, ZIP 80831 addresses will be delivered today. Colorado Springs mail to the Gleneagle area, Zip 80921, will be delivered today. The Elbert Post Office, 80106, which had relocated operations to Kiowa has returned to their building. All routes will be delivering.

IS YOUR HOME IMPACTED? We can forward your mail to a temporary location. Ask for a change of address at any Post Office or file a change online at

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

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