Tag: wildfire

Update: Cold Springs Fire at 536 acres, 0% containment

As of 8 p.m. on Sunday, July 10, the Cold Springs Fire is at 536 acres, with 0% containment. Additional firefighters are working the fire, and more will continue to arrive overnight and Monday. Fire activity has decreased slightly as

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Livestock evacuations – Gilpin County Fairgrounds are full

Gilpin County Fairgrounds are FULL. They cannot accept any more livestock. Residents will have to arrange for their large animals to go to the Boulder County Fairgrounds.

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Additional county closures

Betasso Preserve and Reynolds Ranch are now closed in addition to the earlier closures of Caribou Ranch, Mud Lake, and the Nederland Mining Museum.  Additional information will be posted when available or go to Boulder County Parks and Open Space Facebook Page

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Electricity and Gas after evacuation

FYI – Residents who are evacuating do NOT need to cut their own power or gas. Xcel is set up in the area to do neighborhood-wide or street-specific power cuts. Please only switch off breakers if you feel the need,

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Fire Suppressant Safety Information

Below are suggestions and precautions for all categories of wildland fire chemicals and long-term retardants. Retardant contains ammonia and will sting if it gets into cuts or scratches or comes into contact with chapped or sunburned skin. Wash thoroughly with

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Community Meeting Scheduled for 2:30 p.m.

COMMUNITY MEETING SCHEDULED – A meeting to update community members on the status of the ‪#‎ColdSpringsFire‬ has been scheduled for 2:30 p.m. at Nederland High School. Representatives from multiple agencies will be on hand to provide information and answer questions.

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Air Quality Notice

Even if you don’t currently see smoke or flames, it is difficult to predict the condition of air quality related to the current Boulder County fires. High winds today will push smoke around. In general, if you can see OR

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UPDATED: Road Closures

Hurricane Hill – between Hwy 119 and Ridge Rd. St. Anton Summer Access Road – between Hwy 119 and Ridge Rd Sugarloaf Rd – between Switzerland Trail and Peak to Peak Hwy Peak to Peak Hwy between Sugarloaf and Ridge

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NEW – Pre-evacuation area notified to be on alert

Mandatory evacuation notices were once again pushed out to residents this morning – if you are within the mandatory evacuation zone please evacuate. NEW: A pre-evacuation notice was sent to 174 new contacts this morning. The attached image shows the

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Fire Ban enacted for unincorporated Boulder County – Details

THIS WAS THE FIRE  BAN IN EFFECT FOR THIS DATE. AS THE FIRE BAN WAS AMENDED, IT WAS UPDATED ON THIS SITE. FOR THE MOST CURRENT FIRE BAN INFORMATION, SEE: BOULDERSHERIFF.ORG.   A Fire Ban in is effect and open

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