American Red Cross has four evacuation sites open to those impacted by wildfires in Colorado. Residents of Estes Park and the Estes Valley who are needing to evacuate their homes via U.S. Official Estes Park Area Wildfire Evacuation and Road Closure Map and Information. They are: The Larimer Humane Society issued a news release around 12:45 p.m. that said it has partnered with the Estes Valley Humane Society and Riverdale Animal Shelter in Adams County to provide a safe space and temporary housing for affected small companion animals. The East Troublesome fire burned through more of Rocky Mountain National Park on Saturday and forced new evacuations in Estes Park as high winds pushed the fire … Support the Coloradoan's efforts to keep Northern Colorado informed by subscribing via the link atop this story. East Troublesome Fire prompts evacuations on outskirts of Estes Park, Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy. Editor's note: This story is being provided free to all readers in the interest of public safety. Here is a list that we hope will aid in your safe evacuation of Estes Park. OFFICIAL FIRE INFORMATION – Estes Park Fire Evacuation. The evacuation area stops at the Larimer County line. For text updates on the Cameron Peak Fire, text the word LCEVAC to 888777. As of Thursday morning, the East Troublesome Fire had grown to 125,602 acres with 5% containment, including by 105,000 acres in a 24-hour period from Wednesday into Thursday. TEXT/SMS UPDATES: East Troublesome Fire (affecting Estes Park & RMNP) – Text the word TFIRE to 888777 to receive text message alerts about evacuations, road closures, etc. The fires did not affect the Estes Valley or the Town of Estes Park. Traffic was at a standstill in the roads leaving Estes Park due to multiple mandatory evacuations from the East Troublesome Fire. Jim Urquhart / Reuters Oct. 17, 2020, 9:48 PM UTC Support his work and that of other Coloradoan journalists by purchasing a digital subscription today. Pet fee $50 for the entire stay.… Road status: Hwy 36 and Hwy 34 are both open for travel for residents only, must show ID. ID must be shown to access Estes Park … #EastTroublesomeFire https://t.co/cfkb0Xt4eh. The Estes Park Visitor Center is available by phone (970-577-9900) and email to answer your trip-planning questions from 9am to 5pm Monday-Saturday and 10am to 4pm Sunday. It is encouraged that people do not call 9-1-1 unless you are in danger. For text updates, text the word TFIRE to 888777 from your cellphone. Parts of the town of Estes Park are still listed under mandatory evacuations. According to NOCOAlert, “The East Troublesome Fire officials have upgraded to Mandatory evacuations for the eastern side of Estes Park. The Mission of the Estes Valley Fire Protection District is to provide the residents of and guests to the Estes Valley with superior fire protection, fire prevention, and emergency services in a safe and efficient manner. General Manager Delinda Johnson, (303) 776-8050 (Hotel #), or Alaina Lewis, (901) 300-8808 (cellphone #). Earlier Thursday, Rocky Mountain National Park completely closed due to the advancing fire. For information, call 303-515-4342. The eastern edge of Estes Park, with a north border of Devils Gulch Road, a west border of MacGregor Avenue, a south border of Pierson Mountain and an east border of U.S. What we know: East Troublesome Fire prompts evacuations on outskirts of Estes Park. The East Troublesome Fire’s growth forced the evacuation of parts of the town. Last week, I preempted my original blog schedule to write about the fire that was threatening to consume our home. Highways 34 and 36. Rocky Mountain National Park: How bad is the fire damage to RMNP? Voluntary evacuations have been ordered for: Evacuation information is available by calling the Joint Information Center at 970-980-2500. Emergency alerts (sign up) and evacuation zones map: www.nocoalert.org Text the word LCEVAC to … The East Troublesome Fire started in Grand County, jumped the Continental Divide into Larimer County on Thursday and prompted mandatory-evacuation orders for much of Estes Park. To view a map of the evacuation areas, visit nocoalert.org. The Larimer County Sheriff's Office at around noon local time alerted residents in some areas of the town of Estes Park, on the east side of the national park, to evacuate. Learn more, Parts of Roosevelt National Forest have reopened, check. From NOCO Alert on 10/22 at 12:18 pm: This is the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office with upgraded evacuation information. Issued at 12:30 p.m. Rocky Mountain National Park and much of the west side of Estes Park, including Rocky Mountain National Park west entrance, Moraine Park, Estes Park Campground, southern part of Colorado Highway 7 north to Marys Lake, Peak View Drive, the Aerial Tramway and north to include Deer Ridge. The area of Colorado Highway 7 from Lily Lake to Allenspark. The center will be open until 8 p.m. Thursday and will reopen at 8 a.m. Friday. (Matthew Jonas/Staff Photographer) Doug Van Westen learns he is under a mandatory evacuation order near the entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park in Estes Park on Oct. 22, 2020. Folks evacuating out of Estes Park and heading east on Hwy 34. There are no longer any fire bans in effect. Areas on the west side of the valley on mandatory evacuation have been downgraded to … Mandatory evacuations were ordered for people on the west side of Estes Park, Colorado, on Thursday, October 22, as the East Troublesome Fire spread into Rocky Mountain National Park.Footage shot by Sean Park on Thursday shows smoke disrupting the mountain view.Town officials said all routes into Estes Park had been closed. Hanson said he's optimistic the fire won't reach Estes Park, but advised people to heed the evacuation orders. Reporter Miles Blumhardt looks for stories that impact your life. Hwy 7 from Allenspark to Lyons is now open after closure due to the Calwood Fire. Author: Allison Sylte Published: 4:44 … Residents evacuating via Colorado Highway 7 are asked to transport animals to the Gilpin County Fairgrounds, 230 Norton Drive, Black Hawk. A deep haze of storm clouds and ash from the fire settled over Estes Park… Main Street In Estes Park Is Empty As Residents Remain Evacuated Due To East Troublesome Fire Last Thursday, portions of the Estes Valley came under mandatory evacuations and it became critical to watch official fire information sources to know exactly when our areas were under first voluntary evacuation notice and then, mandatory evacuation notice. Rocky Mountain National Park was also closed, and park … Roads are open for exit only due to the evacuation, according to Estes Valley Fire. 2 days ago . Support his work and that of other Coloradoan journalists by purchasing a digital subscription today. But a 30-degree temperature drop within two hours late in the day caused the … The entire town of Grand Lake is also under evacuation orders and the national park has been closed. The surrounding fires did not affect the Estes Valley or the Town of Estes Park. The East Troublesome Fire evacuation center has been moved to the Headwater's Center in Winter Park… Issued at 2:45 p.m. Part of Estes Park: the north border of North St. Vrain Avenue, west border of Curry Drive, south border of Acacia Drive and east border of Fish Creek Road. Issued at 2:45 p.m. Part of Estes Park: the north border of Fall River Road to the south border of Colorado Highway 36 to the west border of Elm Road and the east boarder of Wonderview Avenue. All routes into Estes Park are closed. ESTES PARK -- Officials ordered all but the very northeast portion of Estes Park to evacuate and shut down routes into the town Thursday morning as the East Troublesome wildfire quickly spread through parts of Rocky Mountain National Park.The remainder of the town not on mandatory evacuation is on voluntary evacuation alert, and Rocky Mountain is closed until further notice. Phillip Adams told Reuters the East Troublesome Fire “roared like a freight train” as it moved toward Estes Park. Colorado’s East Troublesome fire prompted mandatory evacuations for residents of Estes Park as it became the second largest fire in the state’s history, scorching more than 170,000 acres by October 22.The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office issued a mandatory evacuation order for the western part of Rocky Mountain National Park and western parts of Estes Park. The East Troublesome - Thompson Zone and Cameron Peak Fires are 100% contained. For questions or to inform the Riverdale Animal Shelter of their intent to drop off their animals, call 720-523-7387. 12/11/20. The town of Estes Park was evacuated Thursday after the East Troublesome fire blew up overnight. Cameron Peak Fire: Structure loss mounting. The East Troublesome Fire officials have ordered mandatory evacuations for the western part of Rocky Mountain National Park and much of the west side of the Estes Park area. All routes into Estes Park are closed. Official fire information resources: Sign up for real-time emergency alerts and view the evacuation zones map: www.nocoalert.org For text updates on the Troublesome Fire, text the word TFIRE to 888777. A week later, Mother Nature’s snow has assisted the incredibly hard-working firefighters and … East Troublesome Fire: Traffic pours out of canyon as Estes Park evacuates. Part of Estes Park: the north border of Peak View Drive, west border of Marys Lake Road and the south and east border of Fish Creek Road. At 4:30 p.m., the East Troublesome Fire incident report indicated the fire had crossed the Continental Divide but that firefighters completed a burn operation near U.S. Highway 40 to reduce fuels between the main fire and the highway. A SECOND Devastating Fire Forces Evacuation of Estes Park! Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite At 2:15 p.m. in the afternoon, it's dark as night — and traffic is at a standstill — as people evacuate Estes Park. The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office announced evacuations for the western portion of Estes Park and closed all roads into the town. Evacuation Centers are located at: La Porte-Cache Poudre Middle School Gymnasium, 3515 Co Road 54G, Laporte; Estes Park Event Pavilion, 1115 Rooftop Way, Estes Park; Red Cross volunteers are there and are prepared and ready to accommodate anyone needing information or other assistance. "It's going to be close on the western edge of the city," he said. The fires did not affect the Estes Valley or the Town of Estes Park. A raging Colorado wildfire prompted more mandatory evacuation orders Thursday afternoon as it jumped the Continental Divide in Rocky Mountain National Park, fueled by … Be it news, outdoors, sports — you name it, he wants to report it. Due to current fire conditions after the snowstorm, fire officials from the Incident Management Team and local authorities have downgraded the evacuation status for the Estes Valley. Highways 34 and 36 are being asked to transport their small animals to Riverdale Animal Shelter of Adams County, 12155 Park Blvd., Brighton. Evacuation of Estes Park Toggle header content News Video courtesy of Samantha Fernandez shows what it looked like evacuating Estes Park between 1 - 2 p.m. Thursday. Find complete information here: https://www.nps.gov/romo/learn/fire-information-and-regulations.htm. Issued at 12:18 p.m. The Jarolimek’s have lived full time in Estes Park for more than 40 years. regarding the area of Larimer County impacted by the East Troublesome Fire. 01:46. As the East Troublesome Fire grew Thursday, mandatory, voluntary evacuations in Estes Park caused traffic jams along routes out of the city. Photos: What our reporters are seeing, from Grand County to Estes Park Maps, resources, evacuation information and … Filed Under: Colorado News, East Troublesome Fire, Estes Park News, Rocky Mountain National Park, Wildfire (CBS4) — Approximately 15,000 have been ordered to evacuate from Estes Park … Contact him at milesblumhardt@coloradoan.com or on Twitter @MilesBlumhardt. They will also have access to emergency supplies and support. It started Oct. 14 and the cause is under investigation. Fire Restrictions & Information. It neared Estes Park, which is home to the Stanley Hotel, the inspiration for Stephen King’s The Shining. Evacuation Response Information Lodging Additional offers to evacuees from sister Chambers: CHLA hotels in the Denver area Loveland Chamber hotels Longmont Fairfield Inn & Suites has 9 Executive King Suites, discounted to $99. As of 6 a.m. Saturday there were no reports of increased activity on the Cameron Peak Fire, but additional evacuation notices went out overnight in the Estes Park … The Cameron Peak Fire, the largest wildfire in Colorado's history, burns outside Estes Park, Colo., on Oct. 16, 2020. No significant updates today, the Estes Park Center remains in a mandatory evacuation. Find out what is open by checking this map, and check here for the most up-to-date information. The East Troublesome - Thompson Zone and Cameron Peak Fires are 100% contained. Please be conscious of this as you're traveling through Estes Park. Mandatory evacuation orders have been issued for Estes Park due to the rapidly growing East Troublesome Fire. Longs Peak Scottish Irish Highland Festival, Colorado State Special District Records Management, https://www.nps.gov/romo/learn/fire-information-and-regulations.htm, Most areas of the eastern side of Rocky Mountain National Park have reopened. Have a story idea? 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