CO Wildfires Prompt Town Evacs

UPDATE 1 – Monday, December 30, 2021, 1700 PT

SUPERIOR, Colorado — Several wildfires are burning in the town of Superior, near Boulder, Colorado, which is forcing evacuations of multiple nearby towns, including the City of Louisville.

The cause of the fires is due to some downed powerlines, sparking multiple large wildfires.

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Credit: Boulder Rural Fire Rescue – Middle Fork Fire

These are the MARSHALL and MIDDLE FORK FIRES.

Here are some resources for folks that may be impacted by the evacuations or are looking for information.

BOULDER COUNTY

Closures – Stazio COVID-19 testing site closed due to strong winds.

Community Foundation for Donations – Boulder County Wildfire Fund for people wanting to make donations in relation to wildfire. These will help with immediate and long-term needs as they arise. https://www.commfound.org/grants/get-grant/Boulder-County-Wildfire-Fund?fbclid=IwAR34ngOP0Po43hRh8qvIR5YLqyjyqFeKHE4bDSJ7_TLqb-ikeWUgFGM-TQw

Evacuations for Animals – Boulder County Fairgrounds in Longmont. Enter through the Human Society entrance on Nelson Road as not to impact the Covid testing site.

Evacuations- City of Louisville, Superior: homes, businesses, large shopping malls, Costco. If you see fire, please evacuate – do not wait!

Evacuations Go Kit –

Credit: Louisville CO FD

Evacuation Shelter – YMCA of Northern Colorado – 2800 Dagny Way, Lafayette.

OEM Call Center – Phone # is 303-413-7730. *** Note: Do not call to give or for donations. ***

Road Closures – https://bouldercounty.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=13ab214fe2bb4da5a850df0ca0f00fc5, CO DOT Twitter @ColoradoDOT

Denver OEM – What to do when you lost power and cannot open your garage door.

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