If there are any questions regarding any of the current fires in Boulder County, please contact the Fire Helpline Information # at 303-413-7730
Latest Updates from Nederland Police/Fire Department
October 19, 2020 @ 11:15am: Jamestown residents can go home to retrieve their personal items but must evacuate after doing so. Residents must show ID to prove residency.
Latest Updates from External Agencies
October 19, 2020 @ 10:45am – FEMA: FEMA authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for two fires in Colorado. Grants can cover personnel and staffing, equipment and supplies, supplies, meals, health and safety items, pre-positioning resources, and emergency work. FEMA AUTHORIZES FUNDS TO FIGHT COLORADO’S EAST TROUBLESOME FIRE
- This is not an indoor sheltering situation. There will be water, snacks and information offered in the lower parking lot. Mental Health professionals from the Mountain Health Collaborative will be on site soon. Please offer friends shelter in your homes as there will be NO OVERNIGHT shelter in the Community Center.
- Evacuees are urged to stay in their cars but come help themselves to food and water and info. If we end up needing overnight shelter, the Lodge in Ned has some rooms as does the Millennium in Boulder.
- Livestock should go to the Gilpin County Fairground (230 Norton Dr., Black Hawk CO 80422).
- Domestic animals can be taken to the Boulder County Humane Society (2323 55th Street, Boulder, CO 80301).
If you have donations and interested in volunteering, please email ESF19@bouldercounty.org
- Wild Bear Nature Center is offering childcare to emergency workers and to support families impacted by the fires. Please call 303-258-0495.
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