The East Peak Fire (originally named the Scout Ranch Fire) is burning in Huerfano County. A Type II Incident Command team and air support have been ordered. There’s a red flag warning in the area today, and officials are expecting extreme fire behavior. Around 350 acres have burned with 0% containment.

Red Cross Shelter is at John Mall High School in Walsenburg. “Safe & Well” number is 719-738-1610. That’s a way to register yourself as safe.

Evacuations

Mandatory

Pryor area
County Roads:
310
310.2
312
313
314
315
315.1
316
317
317.1
320
331
332
340
340.1
345
344
363

Pre-Evacuation:

360
360.1
Blackhawk Ranch

The Walsenburg Police Department at 525 S. Albert is accepting donations for firefighters working the East Peak Fire. Water, snacks, t-shirts, socks, sunscreen, etc. The Red Cross has asked donations NOT be delivered to the shelter.

 

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