Author: Rick Hackett

Emergency Operations Center to scale down overnight

The Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is going to scale down to a core monitoring group overnight beginning at 7 p.m. The EOC will reopen again for public messaging by 7:30 a.m. on Monday, March 20. Unless the fire grows during

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Evacuation orders lifted for Magnolia-area residents, Magnolia Road is open

A dispatch notification was just sent to residents in the Magnolia area that the mandatory evacuation order for that area only has been lifted. Magnolia Road will open at 11:30 a.m. from Boulder Canyon Road to Peak to Peak Highway, unrestricted. Boulder

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Update: Cold Springs Fire at 536 acres, 0% containment

As of 8 p.m. on Sunday, July 10, the Cold Springs Fire is at 536 acres, with 0% containment. Additional firefighters are working the fire, and more will continue to arrive overnight and Monday. Fire activity has decreased slightly as

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Summer school classes at Nederland Middle/Senior High and Nederland Elementary are canceled

Summer school classes at Nederland Middle/Senior High and Nederland Elementary are canceled for the rest of the week. This is the last week of classes (Monday-Thursday) and have been officially canceled for the rest of the week. Approximately 14 students at

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Update: Cold Springs Fire estimated at 226 acres

As of 9 p.m., the Cold Springs Fire is estimated at 226 acres. More than 250 responders will be working overnight including fire and law enforcement personnel. More firefighters and support will be arriving Sunday. A Fire Ban is in

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