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Nederland community meeting today at 1 p.m.; media briefing at 5 p.m.

A Nederland community meeting is scheduled for 1 p.m. today at Nederland High School (597 Eldora Rd). We will provide another Facebook Live recording of the meeting (facebook.com/BoulderOEM), but if you are able to attend the meeting in person you will

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Disaster Assistance Center opening in Nederland today at 9am

The Boulder County Department of Housing and Human Services (HHS) will be opening a Disaster Assistance Center at Nederland High School (597 Eldora Rd.) beginning at 9 a.m. today, Wednesday, July 13. Case managers will be on hand to meet with

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Media Tour Scheduled for Wednesday, July 13 – RSVP by 10:30 a.m.

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Evening Update

The containment line caps the west end of the fire. There are still several pockets of unburned areas around the southern and eastern ends. There will be fewer aircraft in the air tomorrow, with attention to safety for the residents

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Latest Fire Size and Activity Update

The #ColdSpringsFire is now 25% contained and has been resized to 528 acres. The slight reduction in size is a result of more accurate mapping that takes into account the “islands” not impacted by fire within the perimeter.  

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Volunteers not needed — not yet

We know many community members want to help their neighbors and emergency personnel. However, volunteers are not needed at this time. (Also, do not drop off in-donations, goods or anything else at any location.) Volunteers are not needed at this

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Additional Destroyed Structures Identified

A Damage Assessment Team was once again escorted by the Incident Management Team to survey damage identified by ground crews. The DA team completed their survey at approximately 3 p.m. The land survey resulted in identifying three additional homes that are

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Update from Xcel Energy about restoring service

Xcel Energy provided this update as of 3 p.m. today. Currently, 574 customers remain without electric service. Since the Magnolia and Sugarloaf evacuations have been lifted, Xcel has been working on a plan to restore power to approximately 200 customers

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How to donate money for Cold Springs fire relief

A fire relief fund has been set up through Foothills United Way for the collection of financial donations to help residents impacted by the Cold Springs Fire near Nederland. Those seeking to make online contributions can visit www.ColdSpringsFireFund.org. The funds

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Gross Reservoir is open to the public

July 12, 2016 — 2:15 p.m.: Denver Water has reopened Gross Reservoir to public access following a one-day closure because of its proximity to the Cold Springs Fire in Boulder County. The decision to reopen the reservoir was made based

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