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Posts Tagged ‘Larimer County’

Evacuation Area Open to Residents at 10:00 a.m.

Date:        April 6, 2011 Residents that left their homes last night as part of the precautionary evacuation will be allowed to return to their homes this morning at 10:00 a.m.  Deputies will reopen the roads to residents only beginning at 10:00 a.m.  The current roadblocks will continue to operate for the foreseeable future. Residents are asked to exercise caution when returning home and drive carefully.  There is an increased number of emergency vehicles on the roads and with the ... Full Story

Precautionary Evacuation Recommended north and south

Date:   April 5, 2011 At approximately 6:25 p.m. this evening, the Larimer County Sheriff's Office issued a telephone notification to residents along Moondance Way, Red Tail Ridge Way and Stringtown Gulch Road to evacuate the area.   In addition, residents along Lightning Ridge Way, Ohana Way, Deer Path St. and the lower portion of Wildsong Rd. have been contacted to evacuate. These evacuations are precautionary due to increased fire activity in the area. Residents may contact a LCSO Deputy ... Full Story

Home Invasion Suspect

Home Invasion Suspect

Date:  4/5/2011 Larimer County Sheriff's Office investigators are asking for the public's help in identifying one of the suspects in the March 29 home invasion in the 200-block of Monroe Avenue in Loveland. Investigators are actively investigating and making good progress in this case. On March 29, 2011 at approximately 4:30 p.m. Sheriff's deputies responded to the 200-block of Monroe Avenue in Loveland on the report of a home invasion and vehicle theft.  The 48-year-old victim told deputies ... Full Story

Larimer County Adopts Fire Restrictions

Larimer County Adopts Fire Restrictions on Open Fires Larimer County, Colorado – The Board of Larimer County Commissioners today adopted fire restrictions on Open Fires and Fireworks beginning immediately and continuing through May 5, 2011.  Today’s restrictions are based on a recommendation from Larimer County Sheriff Justin Smith who says it is unusual to put these restrictions in place this early in the year,  “We are waiting for moisture and for spring greening to occur. Meanwhile ... Full Story

Governor declares disaster emergency for Crystal Fire

Governor declares disaster emergency for Crystal Fire

              DENVER ­— Monday, April 4, 2011 — Gov. John Hickenlooper issued a disaster emergency declaration today for the Crystal Fire in Larimer County. This declaration will authorize $1.7 million in state aid to help pay firefighting costs. Additionally, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs. Hickenlooper signed the Executive Order ... Full Story

Crystal Fire: April 4 (Update)

Update 5 p.m., Larimer County Sheriff's Office Firefighters put in good effort today building containment lines around the fire.  An updated containment percentage and total number of acres will not be available until tomorrow morning after crews finish updating information tonight. The latest information is available on the U.S. Forest Service's Incident Information website at www.inciweb.org/incident/2161.   Mapping continued today and we expect more accurate figures on the acreage. The ... Full Story

Crystal Fire Community Meeting Scheduled

April 3,  1:45 p.m. The Larimer County Sheriff's Office will host a community meeting tonight at 6:00 p.m. at the Big Thompson Elementary School at 7702 West Highway 34 to update evacuated residents on the status of the fire and the evacuations.  We anticipate having some preliminary damage assessments to discuss at that meeting.  Representatives from the American Red Cross and United Way will also be on hand to provide information and assistance. This meeting will be open only to those ... Full Story

Air quality warning for Larimer County

Air quality warning for Larimer County

The Larimer County Department of Public Health has issued a press release warning citizens downwind of the Crystal Fire about the effects of the smoke.   Larimer County fire affecting air quality The Crystal wildfire (west of Horestooth/Masonville) could continue to cause significant amounts of smoke that could impact Larimer County residents while the fire is active according to local public health officials. “The high winds have been blowing smoke down into neighborhoods along the ... Full Story

Crystal Fire blows up to 2,000 acres

Shortly after midnight the Larimer County Emergency Information Center announced that the Crystal Fire has blown up with sustained 50 mph winds and evacuations had been ordered. At that time the fire was estimated at 800 to 1100 acres with no containment. Emergency phone notifications went out to approximately 40 residences in the Stringtown Gulch area of the Buckhorn Canyon. The first evacuations were for residents in the following areas: South of Buckhorn Canyon to Stringtown Gulch East of ... Full Story

Crystal Fire Update

Crystal Fire Update

  Larimer County Sheriff's Office Press Release   April 2, 5 p.m. The Crystal Fire in Larimer County remains at about 20 to 25 acres with approximately 25% to 30% containment. Again this afternoon, winds remained relatively calm providing firefighters an opportunity to continue to contain the fire. One structure, containing an ATV and a motorcycle, was destroyed earlier today. The vehicles were also destroyed. No additional structures are threatened at this time and no evacuations ... Full Story

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