Wednesday, June 27, 2012

The Colorado Springs Police Department is advising residents within these boundaries to prepare for evacuation. There is NOT an evacuation order at this time. This is notification to prepare. Residents will be notified should a mandatory evacuation become necessary.

Pre-evacuation boundaries

Pleasant Valley

Gateway Road to the north, heading east to North 30th Street, which then heads south to Fontanero Street and west to 31st Street
South on 31st Street to Highway 24
West on Highway 24 to the Colorado Springs city limits; at this point the boundary follows the city limit north and slightly west to Garden Lane
Garden Lane north to Gateway Road
Holland Park

Garden of the Gods Road as the northern boundary
Centennial Blvd is the western boundary
I-25 is the eastern boundary
Fillmore Street as the southern boundary
Gather the following to prepare for evacuation:

Medications
Important documents
Personal items
Personal property that can be moved in a timely, efficient manner
Consider the needs of family members who cannot evacuate quickly or on their own, as well as the needs of pets.
It is imperative that all citizens stay away from all evacuated areas and areas on pre-evacuation notice. Please do not stop in these areas for any reason. Stopping in these areas can endanger evacuees and emergency personnel.

For more information, citizens can call the Joint Information Center at these numbers:

719-520-7058
720-402-7935
720-202-4510
720-237-9947
720-237-3417

There is NOT an evacuation order at this time. This is notification to prepare. Residents will be notified should a mandatory evacuation become necessary.

 

One Response to Pre-evacuation notice issued for Holland Park, Pleasant Valley neighborhoods

  1. Julie kelley says:

    Thanks for providing real info. Vs sensationalism, one more reason to love public radio!

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