Category: Closure

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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Updated Road Closures #Sunshine Fire

Hard Road Closures: Poorman Road at Sunshine Canyon Road Timber Trail at Sunshine Canyon Road Sunshine Canyon Drive at Mapleton Ave at 4th Soft Closure:  Boulder Canyon Drive at Pearl Street (avoid this area if possible) 

Updates for #SunshineFire

Evacuations in progress surrounding the #SunshineFire. Please see map for specific evacuation zone (map shows county residences in the zone only. City of Boulder evac zone coming soon!). Currently the evacuation point is at Boulder High School. There is also

UPDATE: Evacuations for #RogersFire

Due to flare ups at the #RogersFire, evacuation orders for large animals are now reinstated. This is a “soft” evacuation for people – this means that residents with ID will be able to return to their residence, but all other

CORRECTION: #RogersFire is contained. #WagonwheelGapFire is NOT yet contained

The #RogersFire is currently contained. The #WagonwheelGapFire is NOT currently contained. Crews are still on-scene at both fire locations. Evacuations remain in place for #WagonWheelGapFire we hope to lift them soon and will update when we are able.

Updated Road Closures and Evacuation Info on Rogers Fire

Mandatory evacuations have been lifted for #RogersFire w/ the exception of a couple of homes w/in active fire zone. Call 303-413-7730 for more information. Current road closures for #Rogers Fire: Nelson Rd from 51st to 63rd – both directions 49th/51st

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Map of wildfires and road closures

A map of the wildfires and road closures is available at: http://boulder.maps.arcgis.com/apps/PublicInformation/index.html?appid=cd569c1a616f4b258681716bbe5418f0 This map will be updated throughout the day as needed.

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Road Closures

Due to the #RogersFire and #WagonWheelGapFire the following roads are closed: 61st & Nelson – eastbound 69th & St. Vrain – southbound 65th & Nelson – northbound Lee Hill & WW Gap Bow Mtn & WW Gap Reminder: sign-up at

Nederland high school shelter is closing

The evacuation center and shelter at Nederland High School is closing today at 2 p.m. Boulder County case workers will be on hand to help support those still at the shelter at that time. The Boulder County Disaster Assistance Center

Boulder Canyon Opening – Plans for Lifting Remaining Evacuation Orders

Beginning tonight around 8 p.m., Boulder Canyon (Highway 119) will reopen in both directions. Because fire suppression activities will be continuing in the days ahead, motorists and those involved in recreational activities in the area should exercise caution when in