Month: July 2016

All evacuation orders lifted at 8 p.m. Thursday night

All evacuation orders are on track to be officially lifted tonight (Thursday, July 14) at 8 p.m. All residents still under mandatory evacuation orders will be allowed to return to their homes and remain. Xcel Energy and fire crews still

Insurance and small business assistance joining DAC on Friday

What: Representatives from the Colorado Division of Insurance and the Boulder Small Business Development Center to provide assistance and information for those impacted by the Cold Springs Fire When: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Friday, July 14 Location: Disaster Assistance Center at

Small fire reported at Rainbow Lakes campground near Nederland

The small (estimated at 1/10 acre) fire reported in the vicinity of Rainbow Lakes campground near Nederland appears to be a single tree burning on USFS land. Crews are hiking in and air resources are being diverted from the #ColdSpringsFire to

Cold Springs Fire Thursday Status Report

On Friday, July 15, at 7 am, Rocky Mountain Incident Management Team Black will transfer the management of the Cold Springs Fire back to the local Boulder County Type 3 Incident Management Team. This is the final report of the

Drinking water and showers for residents returning home

Wells may need to be tested before they can be used; there is cooking and drinking water available at 7 locations. (See map or list below for locations.) 250 gal. community-use water totes are available at several locations around the #ColdSpringsFire burn area.

Nederland high school shelter is closing

The evacuation center and shelter at Nederland High School is closing today at 2 p.m. Boulder County case workers will be on hand to help support those still at the shelter at that time. The Boulder County Disaster Assistance Center

Cold Springs Fire Thursday update

The fire is 80% contained and is expected to be at 100% containment before this evening. The fire perimeter area needs to stay closed today for the following activities: Firefighting activities: Mop up and securing fire lines Xcel Energy will be flying

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RTD N bus to resume all service

The N bus will resume service along Boulder Canyon Drive tomorrow. The route will have the full schedule, and all trips are anticipated to depart Nederland Park-n-Ride and Downtown Boulder Station at their standard times. One exception to note, is

Boulder Canyon Opening – Plans for Lifting Remaining Evacuation Orders

Beginning tonight around 8 p.m., Boulder Canyon (Highway 119) will reopen in both directions. Because fire suppression activities will be continuing in the days ahead, motorists and those involved in recreational activities in the area should exercise caution when in

Disaster Assistance Center open at Nederland High School for Cold Springs Fire residents

Residents impacted by the Cold Springs Fire are encouraged to check-in to the DAC with any fire-related recovery assistance needs. The Boulder County Housing and Human Services, Land Use, and Community Services departments along with Boulder County Public Health are

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