Year: 2016

Cold Springs Fire Situation Report – Friday, July 15

The fire transitioned at 7 a.m. this morning from a Type II Rocky Mountain Area Incident Management Team to a Type III Boulder Incident Management Team. Boulder County Sheriff’s Office Fire Management Official, Jay Stalnacker, is Incident Commander. The fire was flown over

Cold Springs Fire is 100% contained; all remaining closures lifted

Rocky Mountain Incident Management 2 Team Black                                       Email: *protected email* Twitter: #ColdSpringsFire  Thursday, July 14, 2016  8 PM Cold Springs Fire Update The Cold Springs Fire is 100% contained after burning 528 acres over a seven-day period. Crews continued to engage

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