Author: James Burrus

UPDATE: Monday Morning briefings

After a quiet night with little fire spread, crews battling the Cold Springs Fire northeast of Nederland are preparing for a dry, cooler Monday with erratic, gusty winds up to 35 mph. Approximately 150 firefighters from several area fire companies

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Boulder Canyon, Other Roads remains closed

Boulder Canyon remains closed to all vehicle traffic throughout the day Monday as fire crews battle the Cold Springs fire and helicopters ferry buckets of water over the roadway and onto the fire located north and east of Barker Reservoir. Magnolia Road is

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Monday weather: Dry, windy but cooler

Cooler temperatures will make firefighting a little more comfortable for crews battling the Cold Spring fire, but humidity is still low and winds are predicted to be erratic. Gusts up to 35 mph are forecast.

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Keeping food safe during power outages

Refrigerated items are safe if the power is off for no more than about four hours. If the power has been off for more four hours: • Keep the refrigerator and freezer doors closed. • Open the refrigerator as little

Cold Spring Fire forecast for Sunday: hot, dry and breezy

From the National Weather Service: Fire Weather Watch is in effect from Sunday morning through Sunday afternoon. Tonight will remain dry. Winds will be west at 5-10mph although they could become more southeast around midnight with the same speeds. Very

Ned fire evacuees call non-emergency line for pets needing shelter

Boulder Humane Society has been taking in evacuated pets, but they will be closing shortly. If evacuees need a pet to be sheltered for the evening they can call 303-441-4444 and have a deputy pick up the pet to be

Xcel working to restore power

At this time there are currently 574 customers in the fire area without power. Xcel trouble crews are in the area and will isolate as needed based on the direction of the fire. ‪#‎ColdSpringsFire‬ 167 Customers have already had power