10
Feb

Longmont is closing the Emergency Operations Center

Longmont is closing the Emergency Operations Center at this time.

There remains one section of town without power. The City of Longmont is estimating that this area will have power restored  by 3pm this afternoon. The outage area is bordered as follows: Quebec on the North, Pecan Street on the South; Main Street on the West;  Maple Street/Walnut Street on the East. We are estimating at about 430 customers are affected by this outage.

If you need additional information about the fire which is outside of the Longmont city limits, please follow Boulder Office of Emergency Management on Facebook, or @BoulderOEM on Twitter.  The Boulder OEM call center phone number is 303-413-7730.

10
Feb

Boulder County OEM Reports Following Road Closures

Update: The Boulder County Office of Emergency Management has reported road closures at 61st and Nelson Road, eastbound 69th and St. Vrain, southbound 65th and Nelson, northbound Lee Hill Road and Wagonwheel Gap, and Bow Mountain Road and Wagonwheel Gap due to the morning's fires. 

10
Feb

Update on the Rogers Fire as of 10am

As of 10am the wildfire near Rogers Road is contained. For more information please refer to Boulder County OEM on their Twitter account and follow this GIS map from Boulder County OEM about closed road, limited access roads and approximate incident locations.

10
Feb

Updated School Information from St. Vrain Valley

Update:  School bus routes in western Longmont have been disrupted due to the morning's grass fires and power outages, according to the St. Vrain Valley School District.  Schools are monitoring air quality conditions and students will remain inside if necessary. Parents who believe the conditions in their area are not safe for students to attend school may contact their school's attendance office to arrange an excused absence. Students will be allowed to make up missed schoolwork without penalty. 

10
Feb

Update on the Wagon Wheel Road Wildfire

Update:  About 157 homes have been evacuated in response to the second fire, near Wagon Wheel Road , according to the Boulder County OEM. The fire is about 3 to 5 acres in extent. 

10
Feb

Rogers Fire Update as of 9:00am

According to Boulder County OEM, the wildfire is about 12 to 15 acres and is basically contained. Three outbuildings have been reported destroyed. 

Forecasters currently expect the high winds to continue through noon and then to die down in the afternoon. 

As of 9 a.m., power has been restored in several areas. Power is out in the area of Countryside Village, 1400 S. Collyer Street. 

10
Feb

City of Longmont Activates EOC due to Grass Fire West of Longmont

The city has opened up the Emergency Operations Center for city staff to assist with the grass fire that has started West of Longmont. Please follow this website http://longmontOEM.org for more information.

 

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