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Cold Springs Fire Thursday Status Report

On Friday, July 15, at 7 am, Rocky Mountain Incident Management Team Black will transfer the management of the Cold Springs Fire back to the local Boulder County Type 3 Incident Management Team. This is the final report of the

Drinking water and showers for residents returning home

Wells may need to be tested before they can be used; there is cooking and drinking water available at 7 locations. (See map or list below for locations.) 250 gal. community-use water totes are available at several locations around the #ColdSpringsFire burn area.

Cold Springs Fire Thursday update

The fire is 80% contained and is expected to be at 100% containment before this evening. The fire perimeter area needs to stay closed today for the following activities: Firefighting activities: Mop up and securing fire lines Xcel Energy will be flying

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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

Disaster Assistance Center open at Nederland High School for Cold Springs Fire residents

Residents impacted by the Cold Springs Fire are encouraged to check-in to the DAC with any fire-related recovery assistance needs. The Boulder County Housing and Human Services, Land Use, and Community Services departments along with Boulder County Public Health are

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Fire at 80% containment, looking at 100% containment by Thursday

Sheriff Pelle gave another update at a 5 p.m. media briefing this evening. Some of the highlights are as follows: 80% containment on the fire as of this evening; 100% containment expected by tomorrow at the end of dayshift operations.

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Cleaning fire retardant chemical off of structures

There have been questions about cleaning the fire retardant off of structures. Below are some tips (if you watched the 1 p.m. meeting you will see that the Sheriff’s thoughts on power washing won’t be a great idea!)‪ • The

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More evacuated residents can permanently return home at 3 p.m. today

Homeowners and residents who live on Timberline Road, Horseshoe Trail, Tungsten Road, Switzerland Trail off Boulder Canyon (near Horseshoe Trail), west along Ridge Road from the zero to 1100 block (generally west of Hurricane Hill) and Boulder Canyon between Nederland

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Safety updates for returning residents

Emergency responders have been making every effort to deal with hazardous tree situations in the burn area. Given that it remains an active fire area, only immediate safety issues are being addressed. Please note that once firefighters have left, you

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Latest Updates for Cold Springs Fire

Rocky Mountain Incident Management 2 Team Black                                       Public Information Call Center: 303-413-7730 (will close Call Center at 5 p.m. tonight and

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