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!

News

AP
December 21, 2014 | NPR · Rubio, appearing on ABC’s This Week, lashed out at Paul, who has expressed support for opening trade with the island nation after a decades-long embargo.
 

AP
December 21, 2014 | NPR · The election pits interim President Moncef Marzouki against challenger Beji Caid Essebsi, who held a post in the ousted regime of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.
 

AP
December 21, 2014 | NPR · On CNN’s State of the Union, the president expanded on earlier remarks he made criticizing a decision by Sony Pictures to pull distribution of The Interview.
 

Arts & Life

Photo Illustration by NPR
December 21, 2014 | NPR · So how does Santa know when you’re awake? Our audio holiday card (fictionally) tells you how the North Pole operates — amid office politics, ethical conundrums and hours of surveillance video.
 

December 21, 2014 | KUNC · The latest movie from filmmaking brothers Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne stars Marion Cotillard as a young mother who fights to keep from getting screwed over by her colleagues at work.
 

December 21, 2014 | NPR · Sony has canceled its new film, The Interview, which depicts the assassination of North Korea’s leader. NPR’s Rachel Martin talks with filmmaker Kevin Smith about writing controversial comedies.
 

Music

December 21, 2014 | NPR · In the 1960s, the Beatles sent their most loyal fans a Christmas gift every year — a flexi-disc. NPR’s Rachel Martin talks to music writer Colin Fleming about the annual holiday single.
 

KCRW
December 21, 2014 | KCRW · The singer and guitarist revisits “Hi-Fi,” from his much-loved breakthrough album, Transistor Radio.
 

Redferns via Getty Images
December 21, 2014 | NPR · If we’re being honest, there was no consensus in R&B this year. Too many things happened, and we missed some ground-hugging gems, even a couple made by legends. These are ten of those.
 

Get the KRCC iPhone App

The Writer's Almanac

Radiolab