Cameron Peak Fire (August 2020)

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50 Recent Emergency Notification(s)

Emergency Alert

09/18/2020, 15:27:36 - Cameron Peak Fire Evac Update: #CameronPeakFire Evac Update: Fire team reports the fire is holding at 102,596 acres and is 15 percent contained. Learn more at tonight's Facebook live presentation - https://www.facebook.com/CameronPeakFire. See https://nocoalert.org/ for current evacuations and road closures.

Emergency Alert

09/15/2020, 13:42:25 - Cameron Peak Fire Evac Update: #CameronPeakFire Evac Update: The plan to downgrade the evac status along Hwy 14 has been delayed by fire activity in the area. We will continue to monitor the area & make adjustments to evacs as soon as it is safe to do so. Please visit https://nocoalert.org/ to monitor changes.

Emergency Alert

09/14/2020, 16:56:41 - Cameron Peak Fire Evac Update: #CameronPeakFire Evac Update: No new evacuations or road closures. Facebook live virtual meeting tonight at 7:30p with updates from USFS, LCSO, RMNP, and fire incident commander - https://www.facebook.com/CameronPeakFire/

Emergency Alert

09/13/2020, 17:14:05 - Cameron Peak Fire Evac Update: #CameronPeakFire Evac Update - There are no new evacuations orders or road closures. The fire is still reported at 102,596 acres with 4 percent containment. New information regarding credentialing for those in mandatory evacuations and access to property FAQs have been added to https://larimer.org/cpf - See the page for details.

Emergency Alert

09/12/2020, 20:12:30 - Cameron Peak Fire Evac Update: #CameronPeakFire Evac Update: No new evacuations or road closures. If you have evacuated and need shelter, please call the Red Cross at 970-481-1243. Latest info from the fire management team is available here https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6964/

Emergency Alert

09/11/2020, 20:41:05 - Cameron Peak Fire Evac Update: #CameronPeakFire: Damage assessments in Monument Gulch area are complete. Those with known structure damage have been notified. There may be damage to outbuildings in the area that were not located. We are not aware of any other damage to residential structures in the burn area.

Emergency Alert

09/11/2020, 16:59:55 - Cameron Peak Fire Evac Update: #CameronPeakFire Evac Update - There are no changes to evacuation orders or road closures. The Evac Joint Information Center will not reopen unless new evacuations/closures are ordered. Please visit https://larimer.org/cpf for updates and resources for information.

Emergency Alert

09/11/2020, 11:09:50 - Cameron Peak Fire Evac Update: #CameronPeakFire: The Damage Assessment Team has resumed working in the Monument Gulch area. Chainsaw crews worked all day yesterday to gain access to the area. We will contact those with structure damage when the assessments are complete.

Emergency Alert

09/11/2020, 11:08:40 - Cameron Peak Fire Evac Update: #CameronPeakFire: Damage assessments along Hwy 14 are complete and everyone with known structure damage has been contacted. We are not aware of any other damage to structures along Hwy 14.

Emergency Alert

09/10/2020, 20:21:55 - Cameron Peak Fire Evac Update: #CameronPeakFire Evac Update: No new evacuations or road closures. The damage assessment team made progress today and will resume in the morning. The fire team evening update is available here - https://www.facebook.com/CameronPeakFire

Emergency Alert

09/09/2020, 20:15:55 - Cameron Peak Fire Evac Update: #CameronPeakFire Evac Update: No new evacuations or road closures. The Joint Information Center (970-980-2500) will be open tomorrow from 8am to 5pm to answer questions regarding evacuations, access to property, road closures, etc.

Emergency Alert

09/09/2020, 13:51:15 - Cameron Peak Fire Evac Update: #CameronPeakFire Evac Update: Credentials for residents/property owners in current mandatory evacuation areas will be offered Thursday (09/10) & Friday (09/11) at CLP Middle School, 9a-7p. Full details at https://www.larimer.org/cameron-peak-fire-evacuation-credentialling.

Emergency Alert

09/09/2020, 13:25:10 - Cameron Peak Fire Evac Update: #CameronPeakFire Evac Update: No new evacs or road closures. Fire officials report the fire is 102,596 acres with 4 percent containment. There are 1,057 personnel assigned to the fire. Full details at https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6964/.

Emergency Alert

09/09/2020, 13:21:45 - Cameron Peak Fire Evac Update: #CameronPeakFire Evac Update: Damage assessment teams plan to start assessing structures on Hwy 14 tomorrow & then Monument Gulch area the days following - if they can gain access. Downed power lines, trees, & other hazards are making it difficult & dangerous to access the area.

Emergency Alert

09/07/2020, 14:25:55 - LCEVAC Keyword + Social Media Update: #CameronPeakFire Evac Update - The Joint Information Center is staffed from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. Please call 970-980-2500 for evacuation information or visit https://nocoalert.org. Fire danger is extreme, and fire activity is very high. Evacuation orders are being changed as necessary.

Emergency Alert

09/07/2020, 13:06:40 - Cameron Peaks Fire | Mandatory Evac Update: On September 7th at 09:56 am Cameron Peak fire officials ordered mandatory evacuations for Glacier View filings . This order does include areas of Mount Simon, Green Mountain Meadow, and Drake Ranch. Mandatory Evacuation Order for residents and business occupants in the area due to immediate and imminent danger. Evacuate the area immediately and as quickly as possible. Do not delay leaving to gather belongings or make efforts to protect your home or business. Evacuating immediately not only supports your safety, but also allows emergency crews better access to the area. For updates, text the word LCEVAC to 888777 from your cell phone. We will communicate information to that key word as needed. Please do not call 9-1-1 unless you are in danger.

Emergency Alert

09/07/2020, 08:18:10 - Cameron Peak Fire Evac Update: #CameronPeakFire Evac Update: Fire officials report the fire grew to 59,051 acres & is 4 percent contained. More info at https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6964/. Joint Information Center open from 8a-8p (970-980-2500). Evac maps at https://nocoalert.org/.

Emergency Alert

09/06/2020, 20:37:30 - Cameron Peak Fire Evac Update: #CameronPeakFire Evac Update: See https://nocoalert.org/ for latest evacuations. Hwy 14 now closed at Stove Prairie Landing. CR74E now closed at CR37. Latest fire info at https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6964/. Joint Information Center open 8a-8p tomorrow (970-980-2500).

Emergency Alert

09/06/2020, 12:00:55 - Cameron Peak Fire Evac Update: #CameronPeakFire Evac Update – The Joint Information Center is open from 8 am until 8 pm. Call 970-980-2500 for information. Visit https://larimer.org/cpf for resources and links to current information. Fire behavior has been increasing with the high temperatures and winds. Be prepared for new evacuation orders and know alternate routes to evacuate.

Emergency Alert

09/06/2020, 07:51:55 - Cameron Peak Fire | Sheltering Assistance Available: Sept 6th 0748 am update on Cameron Peaks Fire. If you need sheltering assistance the Red Cross will be available at 0900 am at Cache La Poudre Middle School. 3515 W County Road 54g Laporte. Larimer County Humane Society is available for small animals at 970-226-3647 ext 7. If you need sheltering for large animals please contact Troy Badberg at 970-443-3231.

Emergency Alert

09/05/2020, 20:17:15 - Cameron Peak Fire Update | Sheltering Needs: Cameron Peaks Fire Update. Expanded and New Mandatory and Voluntary Evacuation Areas. Check www.nocoalert.org for evacuation details. If you are in the Mandatory or Voluntary evacuation area and you have sheltering needs, please call Larimer County Office of Emergency Management at 970-498-7120. Do not call 9-1-1 unless you have an emergency.

Emergency Alert

09/05/2020, 13:36:35 - Cameron Peak Fire Evac Update: #CameronPeakFire Evac Update - There are no changes to evacuations or road closures. Fire activity has been increasing, smoke will be visible. Current size: 24,406 acres. Current containment: 6 percent. Visit https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6964/ for fire info.

Emergency Alert

09/04/2020, 15:17:06 - Cameron Peak Fire Evac Update: #CameronPeakFire Evac Update: No new evacuations or road closures. Reminder - evacuation areas are not open for recreation. Fire is 23,903 acres and 6 percent contained.

Emergency Alert

09/03/2020, 14:25:55 - Cameron Peak Fire Evac Update: #CameronPeakFire Evac Update - Visit https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/article/54837 for fire info. Current size: 23,137 acres. Current containment: 6 percent. Join Sheriff Justin Smith and members of the Incident Management Team for a virtual community meeting tonight at 7:30 p.m. on Facebook Live https://www.facebook.com/CameronPeakFire/

Emergency Alert

09/03/2020, 10:52:45 - Cameron Peak Fire Evac Update: #CameronPeakFire Evac Update: portions of some areas under mandatory evacuation have been downgraded to voluntary evacuation. Please visit www.nocoalert.org to view the impacted areas.

Emergency Alert

09/02/2020, 14:23:21 - Cameron Peak Fire Evac Update: #CameronPeakFire Evac Update: no new road closures or evacuations. Fire officials report fire is 23,037 acres with 6 percent containment.

Emergency Alert

09/01/2020, 14:47:36 - Cameron Peak Fire Evac Update: #CameronPeakFire Evac Update: The incident mgmt team is hosting a live Q&A tonight at 7:30p on FB with their fire behavior analyst, Sheriff Smith, and USFS to talk about fire behavior, closures, and evacuations. Watch it here https://www.facebook.com/CameronPeakFire

Emergency Alert

08/31/2020, 13:21:25 - Cameron Peak Fire Evac Update: #CameronPeakFire Evac Update: No new evacs or road closures. Fire officials report 23,022 acres and 893 personnel assigned to the fire. More at https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6964/

Emergency Alert

08/30/2020, 21:09:40 - Cameron Peak Fire Evac Update: #CameronPeakFire Evac Update - The Voluntary Evacuation order associated with this fire was lifted today, but the Mandatory Evacuation orders are still in place. Visit https://nocoalert.org for current maps and road closures. The Cameron Peak Fire was reported at 23,013 acres. Visit https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6964/ for fire information.

Emergency Alert

08/30/2020, 09:44:00 - LCSO - Cameron Peak Voluntary Evac LIFTED: This is the Larimer County Sheriff's Office with updates on the Cameron Peak Fire voluntary evacuations for the upper Buckhorn/Pennock Pass area (County Road 44H from Pennock Pass east to County Road 27 as well as residences to the south using County Road 44H as access). Fire officials have lifted the voluntary evacuation area because of changing weather, cooler temperatures, and low fire behavior. Please be prepared and ready as new evacuations for this area will be ordered if/when unfavorable weather conditions exist and/or fire behavior changes. There are no changes to current mandatory evacuation areas. For updates, text the word LCEVAC to 888777 from your cell phone. We will communicate information to that keyword as needed. See evacuation maps at www.nocoalert.org. Please do not call 911 to verify this message. Thank you.

Emergency Alert

08/29/2020, 19:20:50 - Cameron Peak Fire Evac Update: #CameronPeakFire Evac Update: No new evacuations or road closures. If you missed the incident management team's briefing today, watch it here - https://www.facebook.com/CameronPeakFire/videos/598747640815757

Emergency Alert

08/29/2020, 10:39:31 - Cameron Peak Fire Evac Update: #CameronPeakFire Evac Update: fire is 23,007 acres. No new road closures or evacuations. See https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6964/ for most recent fire info.

Emergency Alert

08/28/2020, 21:25:35 - Cameron Peak Fire Evac Update: #CameronPeakFire Evac Update: No new evacuations or road closures to report at this time. Fire is 22,971 acres with 700+ personnel assigned. Full details at https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6964/

Emergency Alert

08/28/2020, 10:18:10 - Cameron Peak Fire Evac Update: #CameronPeakFire Evac Update: No new evacuations or road closures to report at this time. Fire is 22,971 acres with 700+ personnel assigned. Full details at https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6964/

Emergency Alert

08/27/2020, 19:48:45 - Cameron Peak Fire Evac Update: #CameronPeakFire Evac Update: No changes to evacuations or road closures to report. Fire is 22,845 acres - see details at https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6964/

Emergency Alert

08/27/2020, 17:53:05 - Lewstone Fire Update: #LewstoneFire update - fire is controlled & will be monitored. Crews will resume work in the morning. Smoke & flames will be visible. Fire did receive light precipitation today.

Emergency Alert

08/27/2020, 16:13:20 - Community Credentialing | Cameron Peak Fire Preparation 08/27/20: Cameron Peak Fire is still evolving and we want to take every precaution we can to keep our communities safe. While we hope no additional evacuations are needed, we are implementing plans to be prepared as possible and will issue credentials as appropriate. Purpose of credentials is to speed up the process of post fire re-entry. Credentials are not required for day to day access as long as you can show proof of residency during fire operations. Credentials will only be issued to residents and property owners from the communities of Red Feather Lakes, Crystal Lakes, and those in current evacuation areas voluntary and mandatory. Credentials will be issued the week of August 31 through September 4. Mon, Wed, Fri 8am to 2pm. Tues, Thurs 2pm to 7pm. Location to get your credential, Cache La Poudre Middle School 3515 County Road 54G Laporte. Inside the school this is not a drive through. visit www.larimer.org/cpf for more information. This is not an evacuation notice. Do not call 911 to confirm this message.

Emergency Alert

08/27/2020, 16:00:10 - Cameron Peak Fire Evac Update: #CameronPeakFire Evac Update - We have published information on additional credential issuing opportunities for the week of Aug. 31 through Sep. 4. Please see https://larimer.org/cpf or call 970-498-5855 for details.There are no changes to evacuation orders or road closures at this time.

Emergency Alert

08/27/2020, 13:01:05 - LewstoneFire Update: #LewstoneFire update - The fire was downgraded to a Type 5 incident this morning at 9:30 a.m. Crews continue to monitor and patrol the fire. Smoke and flames will be visible from the interior of the fire for some time. The fire is still completely contained.

Emergency Alert

08/26/2020, 20:24:55 - Cameron Peak Fire Evac Update: #CameronPeakFire Evac Update - There are no changes to evacuation orders or road closures for the Cameron Peak Fire. Buckhorn and Old Flowers roads remain closed to rec travel, but residents may access their property from these roads. Visit https://larimer.org/cpf for info.

Emergency Alert

08/26/2020, 20:22:30 - LewstoneFire Update: #LewstoneFire Update - Today brought some rain to the Lewstone Fire, and despite some lightning strikes in the area, the Lewstone Fire remains completely contained. Smoke and flames may be visible from the fire's interior for some time. Visit https://nocoalert.org for maps.

Emergency Alert

08/26/2020, 09:32:20 - Cameron Peak Fire Evac Update: #CameronPeakFire Evac Update - There are no changes to evacuation zones or road closures at this time. Visit https://larimer.org/cpf for links to fire info, evacuation info, and other resources. Buckhorn and Old Flowers roads are closed to non-residents. No recreation is allowed inside the evacuation area.

Emergency Alert

08/26/2020, 09:13:01 - LewstoneFire Update: #LewstoneFire Update - The Lewstone Fire transitioned to a type 4 incident under LCSO Emergency Services command last night at midnight. The fire is contained, and today ground crews will be performing mop-up on the fire. Unless the situation changes, there will be fewer updates regarding this fire.

Emergency Alert

08/25/2020, 19:25:50 - Cameron Peak Fire Evac Update: #CameronPeakFire Evac Update - for the latest info about the fire see https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6964/. No new evacuations or road closures to report at this time.

Emergency Alert

08/25/2020, 17:23:55 - LCEVAC Keyword + Social Media Update: #LewstoneFire Update – fire is 100 percent contained & all evacs are lifted. LCSO will assume command at midnight. No resources on fire tonight & 45 personnel on scene tomorrow for continued mop-up operations.

Emergency Alert

08/25/2020, 12:20:00 - LewstoneFire Update: #LewstoneFire Update - Operations are continuing as expected, with no growth on the fire. State resources still expect to release command to LCSO Emergency Services at the end of the day. Visit https://nocoalert.org for information on evacuation orders and road closures.

Emergency Alert

08/25/2020, 09:08:40 - Cameron Peak Fire Evac Update: #CameronPeakFire Evac Update - No changes to evacuation orders or road closures to report this morning. Visit https://larimer.org/cpf for links to fire info, evacuation info, and other resources.

Emergency Alert

08/25/2020, 09:05:55 - LewstoneFire Update: #LewstoneFire Update - Crews monitored the fire overnight and observed no growth. Containment percent: 65, acres: 165. Air resources have not been ordered today, approximately 100 firefighters will continue to work towards containment. State resources are preparing to demobilize and return command to LCSO Emergency Services at the end of the day.

Emergency Alert

08/24/2020, 20:33:10 - Cameron Peak Fire Evac Update: #CameronPeakFire Evac Update: 20,118 acres, zero containment, and 742 personnel are assigned to the fire. Latest FB update from the incident management team at https://bit.ly/2EeI0jO. No new evacs or closures.

Emergency Alert

08/24/2020, 18:09:20 - Lewstone Fire Update: #LewstoneFire update - 165 acres, 65 percent containment. Only evac remaning is Pine Acres Way area north of Rist Canyon Rd and is now voluntary - see map https://nocoalert.org/. Mop-up operations will continue tomorrow. Last update for the night unless conditions change.