News, Analysis and Opinion for the Informed Boulder Resident
Friday July 29th 2016

Support the Blue Line

Subscribe to the Blue Line

That's what she said

city council transportation energy municipalization xcel housing april fools urban planning bicycles election 2011 climate action density boulder county open space affordable housing agriculture renewables CU local food election 2013 youth jefferson parkway pedestrian development election 2015 climate change Rocky Flats preservation BVSD immigration recreation mountain bikes transit GMOs farming decarbonization fracking urban design fires wildlife boards and commissions colorado politics architecture downtown smart regs new era colorado plutonium journalism homeless transit village plan boulder commuting natural gas radioactive waste parking rental height limits planning board april fools 2015 ghgs energy efficiency Neighborhoods historic district North Boulder students walkability education gardens coal arts election 2010 historic preservation water supply bus taxes land use diversity University Hill election 2012 bike lane groundwater solar zoning water quality population growth RTD library safety affairs of the heart growth election april fools 2016 mayor organic zero waste planning reserve politics electric vehicle longmont hazardous waste electric utility obama right-sizing transportation master plan golden flood hogan-pancost solar panels PV climate smart loan comprehensive plan sprawl recycling nutrition Mapleton colorado legislature diagonal plaza wetlands bears epa conservation easement pesticide food congestion boulder junction street design drought ballot inequality road diet county commissioners bus rapid transit league of women voters automobile children daily camera Newlands community cycles ecocycle campaign finance david miller sam weaver PUC ken wilson community climate change deniers wind power kevin hotaling bob bellemare john tayer tim plass boulder flood plain suzanne jones monsanto bsec women jane jacobs lisa morzel modernism public spaces contamination Orchard Grove EV green points technology BVCP arizona Whittier crime boulder creek mlk civil rights marijuana west tsa

Latest on Four Mile Canyon Fire


By

Fire from Coot Lake

21:36 Tomorrow is a work day. Wish I could stay up all night, but you can check Boulder County Fire Live Audio Feed. Well wishes to everyone and a hearty thanks to all the firefighters. I have been utterly impressed by the organization and management of such limited resources. Thank you all and be safe.

21:02 Gold Hill proper is OK for now.

20:49 Power line down at the 4300 block of Sunshine Canyon making road impassable.

Sign up for Emergency Text Alerts.

20:43 The Nederland Community Center evacuation center is closed.  Anyone trying to go to Boulder from Nederland should use Coal Creek, not Boulder Canyon. North Boulder Recreation Center evacuation center is closed, evacuees are being directed to the CU Coors Events Center. The CU Coors Event Center is open as an overnight shelter. Only service animals allowed.

20:34 Do not go down CO 52 from Peak to Peak, smoke is too intense.

20:23 If you need to evacuate from Magnolia, you can come down to Boulder Canyon and head east.

20:09 Lost Angel is still under mandatory evacuation.

20:05 Request to cutoff power all the way up Sunshine Canyon to Gold Hill. Reports of some structure fires in that area.

20:04 Flare ups on North side of Sugarloaf. South side of Sugarloaf evacuation not necessary.

19:47 No east bound traffic is being allowed on Sugarloaf.

Google Map of Fire Area based on information grabbed from comments, news reports, and police feeds. Not official.

19:25 Power lines in the Wall Street and Salina area have been deactivated.

19:15 Boulder Canyon remains closed and will remain closed indefinitely.

18:58 Do not go up Left Hand, it will be closed shortly at Hwy 36.

18:48 Bow Mountain 911 calls have gone out along with Boulder Heights and Pine Brook Hills.

Nederland Community Center 303-258-9721 and North Boulder Rec Center 3170 Broadway are the two evacuation centers.

18:40  Evacuations from Lee Hill to 36 and Left Hand to 36. Fire still up at around Boulder Heights and Pine Brook Hills.

18:33 Old Stage Road evacuated down to Buckingham Estates. Wagon Wheel is to be evacuated now.

18:24 Fire is coming down towards Lee Hill.

17:04 I’m going to go get some sustenance. My source of info is the Boulder County Sheriff and Fire scanner.

16:47 Correction from earlier post: Left Hand is NOT being evacuated at the moment.

16:38 Fire heading towards Camino Bosque and Bald Mountain area, use caution if in that area.

16:34 Phone problems are not permitting reverse 911 calls to go out to Boulder Heights and Pine Brook Hills residents. If you have friends up there, CALL THEM!!!

16:14 There is a mandatory evacuation for Boulder Heights and Pine Brook Hills, but reverse 911 calls have not been sent out yet.

16:07 Evacuation of Left Hand Canyon has begun.

15:56 Explosions in Mountain Meadow area.

15:56 Those of you in mandatory evacuation areas, if you do not leave NOW no one will be able to access you later.

15:46 Numerous fire crossings at around 6000 block of Sunshine Canyon. Numerous structures threatened including the fire station.

Nederland Community Center 303-258-9721 and North Boulder Rec Center 3170 Broadway are the two evacuation centers.

15:24 No one allowed east of 6600 Sunshine Canyon Road.

15:21 Trigger point for mandatory evacuation for Boulder Heights and Pine Brook Hills when flames jump Sunshine Canyon Road.

15:09 Voluntary evacuation for Boulder Heights and Pine Brook Hills.

Elk Park fire 100% contained.

Sunshine Canyon from Gold Hill is closed all the way to Boulder. Only evacuees are being allowed down.

Flames headed in the direction of LaBelle and Sugarloaf.

Nederland Community Evacuation Center 303-258-9721.

Wind is 10-20 mph out of north east, will shift at sunset to north westerly.

Fire on ground North of Sugarloaf Road and West of Mountain Meadows Road. Units arriving on site. Mountain Meadows and Mountain Pines to begin reverse 911 and evacuation.

Eldora evacuation cancelled.

Mandatory evacuation areas are entire length 4 Mile, Emerson Gulch, Dixon Road, Logan Mill, Salina, Poorman Road, Melvina, Gold Run Road and Summerville. Left Hand Canyon and Sugarloaf are under voluntary evacuation.

Reverse 911 calls going out to Arroyo Chico, Camino Bosco, Sierra Antigua.

Staging for Colorado Mountain Ranch horse rescue is at Peak to Peak and CO 52.

Four Mile/Logan Mill area has been completely evacuated. Anyone needing to rescue their pet will NOT be allowed up.

Four Mile Canyon Fire is now the official name.

Town of Eldora is beginning evacuation, evacuation center is Nederland Community Center.

Smoke sighted in the vicinity of Wild Basin Lodge.

Fifty to one hundred kids camping at Mont Alto need to be evacuated.

Reverse 911 going out in the Sugarloaf area.

Colorado Mountain Ranch west of Gold Hill has been evacuated.

You can listen live to the latest Boulder County Sheriff and Fire scanner. Send good vibes, prayers most of all be cooperative!

Rate this article: 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...

Reader Feedback

2 Responses to “Latest on Four Mile Canyon Fire”

  1. Latest on Four Mile Canyon Fire | The Blue Line…

    I found your entry interesting do I’ve added a Trackback to it on my weblog :)…

  2. Liz Payton says:

    Thanks, Mary, for keeping your ear to the scanner all day so that we didn’t have to. Nice job!

What do you think? Leave a comment!

You must be logged in to post a comment.