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 a southerly direction
Any residents within the evacuation zone (between Mapleton and Arapahoe west of 4th Street) that need to find an evacuation route through the canyons can use Sunshine Canyon to Poorman Road and then travel down Four Mile Canyon Drive to Boulder. At this point, Sunshine Canyon Drive is still closed between... read more →
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, & People with Respiratory Conditions If you can see or... read more →
Any residents evacuated due to the #SunshineFire can now use East Boulder Community Center as a shelter.
Currently, residents living within the City of Boulder between Mapleton and Canyon Drive along 4th Street have all been evacuated. The currently evacuation point for residents is Boulder High School. Remember - if you have no officially received an evacuation notice, but you feel unsafe - please self-evacuate.
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 a Road Closure for Sunshine Canyon Drive (Mapleton) between 4th... read more →
HIGH danger for fire today! No open burning allowed in Boulder County today due to high winds and low humidity. Warnings in effect until this evening. Be safe, tell your friends. Follow @NWSBoulder on Twitter
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.
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 exercise caution as fire apparatus will be on the roads.
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 the fires as they are needed.