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Friday, April 8, 2011

Squaw Pass Fire update

The fire is 70 percent contained.

As of 9 p.m. all evacuations are lifted, and all roads are open.

Residents should be prepared to evacuate if fire behavior changes. Crews will remain in the area throughout the night.

Via BlackBerry

CORRECTION on Squaw Pass evacuations, road closures

Residents who live on Deep Forest from Woodland Drive to Meadow Mountain Road (or Meadow Mountain Lane) will remain evacuated until further notice. Squaw Pass Road is closed until further notice. Three homes remain evacuated on Autumnwood Drive until further notice.

Fires update - No structures burned

As of 6:15 p.m. Friday, no structures have burned in any of the reported Jefferson County fires.

Squaw Pass Fire update

Three homes remain evacuated all night on Autumnwood Drive. Others may return home at this time. There will still be traffic control points and deputies/fire crews in the area.

Jefferson County Fires April 8

The Squaw Pass Fire is burning in the Soda Creek area of Evergreen near the 1400 block of Autumnwood. It has burned 40 acres. No structures have burned as of this time, but firefighters did active structure protection on several buildings.

  • Reverse 911 went to 271 phones

  • Buchanan Rec center at Evergreen Parkway & Squaw Pass is an evacuation site

  • Large animals may be taken to the Evergreen Rodeo grounds on Stagecoach.

  • Foothills Animal Shelter will accept small animals

A fire is now burning near 24400 Snow Valley Road near North Turkey Creek and 285. Air support has been ordered for this fire.