Black Forest fire firefighter rescue baby Deer

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BLACK FOREST, CO. (CNN) – A touching moment was caught on video amid the Black Forest fire burning near Colorado Springs.

A firefighter carried a baby deer to safety.

He handed the animal to another man, then ran to rejoin his team.

This as crews worked to rescue horses and other animals.

The rescuer was identified on Facebook as Colby Helgerson.

The man he gave the deer to was tasked with driving it to a safe haven.

The Black Forest fire has prompted mandatory evacuations over an area covering 24-thousand acres and about five-thousand homes.

At least seven-thousand-500 acres had burned by late Tuesday.

There have been no reported fatalities, though a few dozen buildings have burned.