Author: Gabi Boerkircher

Cleaning fire retardant chemical off of structures

There have been questions about cleaning the fire retardant off of structures. Below are some tips (if you watched the 1 p.m. meeting you will see that the Sheriff’s thoughts on power washing won’t be a great idea!)‪ • The

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Latest Updates for Cold Springs Fire

Rocky Mountain Incident Management 2 Team Black                                       Public Information Call Center: 303-413-7730 (will close Call Center at 5 p.m. tonight and

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Additional Destroyed Structures Identified

A Damage Assessment Team was once again escorted by the Incident Management Team to survey damage identified by ground crews. The DA team completed their survey at approximately 3 p.m. The land survey resulted in identifying three additional homes that are

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Food and Trash Drop off – Updated

Spoiled food and general trash can be dropped off at no charge to fire-affected and evacuated residents this afternoon (Tuesday) and from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.  on Wednesday at: The dirt pull-off at the intersection of West Magnolia Road and Highway 72

Map available at 3 p.m. for residents living in fire footprint to reach homes

As Sheriff Pelle mentioned in his update at the 1 p.m. Community Meeting, residents whose homes are within the fire footprint will be allowed to go to their property tomorrow morning to throw away food, grab new clothes, collect paperwork,

Video from 1 p.m. Community Meeting at Ned High School

See a video from the 1 p.m. Community Meeting at Nederland High School. https://www.facebook.com/BoulderOEM/videos/1210723668959319/    

Boulder Canyon Drive Update

UPDATE: Residential access on Boulder Canyon Drive between Magnolia Road and Boulder Falls is now available. Residents with ID/proof of residents will be allowed to pass the road block at Boulder Canyon/Magnolia. There is still a hard closure for all

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Evacuation orders lifted for Sugarloaf-area residents

An Everbridge message was just sent to 67 numbers in the Sugarloaf area that the mandatory evacuation order has been lifted. This is the ONLY area of the evacuation zone that has been lifted at this time.  Sugarloaf Road has been open

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REMINDER: Road Closures

Active firefighting activity is still going on in the areas near Cold Springs, Ridge Road, and Boulder Canyon Rd. near Barker Reservoir, and those areas remain closed to all traffic. Magnolia Road and Boulder Canyon Road (from Sugarloaf to Nederland)

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Please do NOT drop off donations of goods at any location

We know community members want to help and are willing to volunteer, but please remember that volunteers and in-kind donations are not needed at this time. Do not drop off anything at any location. Those seeking to volunteer should not

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