Evacuation orders continue for Superior, Louisville – 9News.com KUSA

Evacuation orders continue for Superior, Louisville – 9News.com KUSA

Multiple fires burning have prompted immediate evacuations for parts of Boulder County.

SUPERIOR, Colo. — Fires burning Thursday afternoon prompted immediate evacuations in and around Boulder County. Some of the evacuation orders continued through Friday.

EVACUATION ORDERS

Some evacuations lifted late Thursday night, though the orders in cities of that suffered the most damage, Superior and Louisville, remain in effect as of Friday afternoon.

The area covered by the evacuation order is colored in red. The area north of Louisville, in yellow, is under a pre-evacuation order.

Current map of evacuated areas and areas with evacuation warnings.

Officials recommend that if you are preparing to evacuate, get important items ready, including medications, necessary documents, two to three sets of clothes, blankets, jackets, snacks, water, necessary pet supplies, a phone charger and a portable charger.

Below is a map for the fire, from the incident management website.

EVACUATION CENTERS

People forced to leave their homes are welcome to gather at local evacuation centers.

These are the locations currently open to evacuees:

  • People who have COVID: Mount Calvary Lutheran Church in Boulder at 3485 Stanford Ct.
  • YMCA of Northern Colorado at 2800 Dagny Way in Lafayette.
  • Rocky Mountain Christian Church at 9447 Niwot Rd. in Longmont.
  • Longmont Senior Center at 910 Longs Peak Ave., in Longmont.
  • The First Bank Center of Broomfield, at 1450 Broomfield Ln.
  • The Boulder County fairgrounds was serving as a large animal shelter but became full; the Jefferson County fairgrounds then began taking large animals but said Thursday night it’s no longer needed. Animal owners that planned to go here for help should contact Jefferson County Animal Control for assistance.
  • Riverdale Animal Shelter is assisting families with displaced pets and large animals due to fire evacuations in the region. For questions or more information, call 303.288.1535 or visit riverdaleanimalshelter.org.

The evacuation center at North Boulder Rec Center at 3170 Broadway in Boulder has closed.

People who want to donate to victims of the Marshall Fire are asked to email [email protected] to get information about what to donate and what items are needed.

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Source: https://www.9news.com/article/news/local/wildfire/cities-evacuated-evacuation-centers-louisville-superior-colorado-fire/73-562fb552-a5bd-4232-9be2-1f1ab618c813

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