Category: Alert

Media Briefing today at 5 p.m.

A 5 p.m. media briefing is scheduled at the east lot of the Justice Center, 6th and Canyon.

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Updates for #SunshineFire

– Estimate 62 acres (previously reported as higher due to mapping miscalculation). – Current estimate is 20% containment – 7 aircraft active – Public Call Center line is open for non-emergency calls. 303-413-7730. – Evacuation and pre-evacuation notices are still in place. –

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Containment area map

This map indicates the current 20% containment in the area of Sunshine Canyon Dr. and Centennial Trail. #SunshineFire.

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Westbound Boulder Canyon Drive is now open west of Boulder

Westbound Boulder Canyon Drive is open west of Boulder all the way to Nederland. To head that way, go west on Arapahoe Ave. from Ninth Avenue. Canyon remains closed from the 100 to 800 blocks of Canyon for emergency vehicle

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#SunshineFire Updates

– Estimate 62 acres (previously reported as higher due to mapping miscalculation). – Current estimate is 20% containment – All 8 aircraft active; 1 SEAT (Ft Collins), 1 heavy air tanker (JeffCo), 2 Chinook (National Guard), 2 Blackhawk (Nat’l Guard), 1 Lead,

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Wildfire air quality precautions – Reminder

During a wildfire, if you can see or smell smoke, it is recommended that you avoid outdoor physical activities. If visibility is decreased in your neighborhood to less than five miles, smoke has reached levels that are unhealthy. Children, Elderly,

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Latest update

Field firefighters report the fire is currently sitting at 62 acres. Air operations are fully engaged and dropping slurry/water. Evacuation and pre-evacuation notices have not changed from previous notifications. East Boulder Community Center is still open as a shelter location

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#SunshineFire Updates

Latest updates: – Estimate still 30-50 acres; belief is closer to 50. Aircraft is flying the fire now for aerial mapping. – 8 aircraft ordered and in route; 1 SEAT (Ft Collins), 1 heavy air tanker (JeffCo), 2 Chinook (National Guard),

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Public Call Center now open

The public Call Center is open to take resident questions – 303-413-7730 – this is for NON-emergency calls only. Call taker volunteers can help answer questions about evacuations, road closures, and other details.

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Traffic Update

Traffic is being re-routed on a portion of Boulder Canyon Drive for structure protection and air support.  Traffic is being re-routed at 6th down Arapahoe and then back onto Boulder Canyon Drive.  If possible just avoid the area. See map.

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