High Park Fire Update: June 18th, 9:30am
The High Park Fire has burned approximately 58,046 acres, and is about 45% contained. Shifting winds over the weekend caused more challenges for firefighters.
Mandatory re-evacuation orders are in effect for the Solier Canyon and Mill Canyon areas. Red Feather Lakes Road and HWY 287 are currently open without restriction. Click here for full evacuation and road closure info.
The High Park Fire Disaster Recovery Center is now open at Johnson Hall on the Colorado State University Campus. The center's hours are Mon.-Fri. 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sat.-Sun. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The center will probably be open for three to four weeks. More info HERE.
Edora Pool Ice Center (1801 Riverside) and Northside Aztlan Community Center (112 East Willow) in Fort Collins are open to High Park Fire evacuees and displaced residents free of charge until July 2nd. More info HERE.
The fire was caused by lightning.
Larimer County has created a useful High Park Fire map that can be viewed HERE.
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