Author: Carrie Haverfield

Flood Watch

The significant rain event we experienced yesterday, May 18, appears to have passed. The Office of Emergency Management will continue to monitor the weather and we will post an update if conditions change and a new weather alert is issued.

Rogers Fire update

Heavy smoke may be visible today in the Rogers Fire area due to fire crews mop-up of the site. Use caution as fire apparatus and first responders will be still coming in and out of the area.

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Wagonwheel Gap Fire update

All the remaining evacuations in place for the Wagonwheel Gap Fire on Lion Point and Wagonwheel Gap Road have been lifted. The fire is approximately 4.5 acres in size and it is estimated to be 60-65% contained. Please continue to

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The Emergency Operations Center will be shutting down

The Emergency Operations Center will be shutting down for the night. We will be actively monitoring both the Rogers Fire and the Wagonwheel Gap Fire. Firefighters will remain on scene overnight to monitor conditions. We will post any updates on

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Nederland Disaster Assistance Center to end operations Wednesday, July 20 at 4 p.m.

Services will continue to be available to households impacted by the Cold Springs Fire. The Boulder County Disaster Assistance Center in Nederland will continue to operate at the Nederland Community Center (750 Highway 72 North) through tomorrow, Wednesday, July 20

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More evacuated residents can permanently return home at 3 p.m. today

Homeowners and residents who live on Timberline Road, Horseshoe Trail, Tungsten Road, Switzerland Trail off Boulder Canyon (near Horseshoe Trail), west along Ridge Road from the zero to 1100 block (generally west of Hurricane Hill) and Boulder Canyon between Nederland

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Safety updates for returning residents

Emergency responders have been making every effort to deal with hazardous tree situations in the burn area. Given that it remains an active fire area, only immediate safety issues are being addressed. Please note that once firefighters have left, you

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Nederland community meeting today at 1 p.m.; media briefing at 5 p.m.

A Nederland community meeting is scheduled for 1 p.m. today at Nederland High School (597 Eldora Rd). We will provide another Facebook Live recording of the meeting (facebook.com/BoulderOEM), but if you are able to attend the meeting in person you will

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Advice for salvaging damaged family treasures

Cherished family heirlooms that survive a fire are often covered with soot and ash, requiring prompt and gentle attention to avoid further damage. The Heritage Emergency National Task Force, co-sponsored by FEMA and the Smithsonian Institution, offers basic guidelines from

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Nederland bus service for Wednesday, July 13

RTD is again running limited Nederland bus service today (Wednesday, July 13). This service will have peak direction only service (eastbound buses departed the Nederland Park-n-Ride at 6:15 and 7:30 a.m. and westbound buses will depart downtown Boulder station at 3:40, 4:40, and

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