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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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Fire Updates – Sunshine Fire

Updates for SunshineFire – Size update: 30-50 acres – 0% containment – Multiple air resources ordered and inbound for daylight operations. – Cit of Boulder pre-evac: 4th Street east to Broadway, Mapleton (all of) –> Canyon. – Fire moving in

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Wildfire air quality precautions

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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Rogers Fire update

Heavy smoke may be visible today in the Rogers Fire area due to fire crews mop-up of the site. Use caution as fire apparatus and first responders will be still coming in and out of the area.

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Wagonwheel Gap Fire update

All the remaining evacuations in place for the Wagonwheel Gap Fire on Lion Point and Wagonwheel Gap Road have been lifted. The fire is approximately 4.5 acres in size and it is estimated to be 60-65% contained. Please continue to

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The Emergency Operations Center will be shutting down

The Emergency Operations Center will be shutting down for the night. We will be actively monitoring both the Rogers Fire and the Wagonwheel Gap Fire. Firefighters will remain on scene overnight to monitor conditions. We will post any updates on

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