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Red Flag Warning in Boulder County, Fire in Estes Park

Currently, Boulder County is under a Red Flag warning due to the high winds and low humidity. In this kind of weather, fires can easily start and spread quickly. No open burning is allowed while this warning is in affect, any residents and visitors should be extra vigilant with any activity that could possibly cause a spark.

There is also a fire near Kruger Rock, just southeast of Estes Park. Both mandatory and voluntary evacuations have been issued, and it is advised that travel towards Estes along Highway 36 be avoided. Please check the Larimer Office of Emergency Management Twitter ( or the Larimer County Fire Map for current information: