High Chateau Fire in Teller County

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MountainTownAlerts created the topic: High Chateau Fire in Teller County 29 Jun 2018 13:48 #1

Cdr. Greg Couch, PIO @TCSOPIO 4 minutes ago

MANDATORY EVACUATION ORDERS for High Chateau and Highland Meadows subdivisions. Leave NOW. Shelter is Cripple Creek High School. Fairgrounds are open for livestock. #tcso #highchateaufire


From Teller County Sheriff's Office earlier:

WOODLAND PARK PD: High Chatteau Subdivision is on Pre Evacuation at this time due to wildland fire. DO NOT WAIT LEAVE NOW! nixle.us/A8GMS

1 hour ago: Alert! Alert! Alert! Fire reported in high Château subdivision off County Road 11 at mile marker 9. Sheriff Mikesell has placed the entire high Château subdivision on pre-evacuation alert. Don’t wait, get prepared now! Follow @TCSOPIO on twitter for live updates #highchateaufire


Fire burning in Teller County, pre-evacuations ordered
KKTV.com
Posted: Fri 12:40 PM, Jun 29, 2018 | Updated: Fri 1:25 PM, Jun 29, 2018


The Teller County Sheriff's Office have placed the High Chateau subdivision on pre-evacuation as a new fire has flared up in the area.

It's burning on County Road 11 near mile marker 9 and Teller County Road 1 in central Teller County west of Evergreen Station.

At least 2 acres of forest land were burning early Friday afternoon in the area of Four Mile Fire Protection.

One structure is burning and at least one other was threatened. It's unknown if those structures are homes.

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MountainTownAlerts replied the topic: High Chateau Fire in Teller County 29 Jun 2018 13:59 #2

This fire is located south of Florissant and Lake George, northeast of Guffey.

Mandatory evacuations for High Chateau Fire in Teller County
Written By Benjamin Lloyd, KOAA
Posted: Jun 29, 2018 1:44 PM CDT | Updated: Jun 29, 2018 2:47 PM CDT

A fire in Teller County leads to mandatory evacuations for the entire High Chateau and Highland Meadows subdivision near County Road 11.

People living in the area are advised to get out now. If necessary you can call 719-687-9652 if there are any emergencies.

According to a spokesperson, the fire started on 2 acres of forested land before impacting one structure.

The evacuation point is Cripple Creek High School. Livestock can be taken to the Cripple Creek Fairgrounds.

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MountainTownAlerts replied the topic: High Chateau Fire in Teller County 29 Jun 2018 15:02 #3

CO & WY Red Cross @COWYRedCross
2:20 PM - 29 Jun 2018

#RedCross volunteers enroute to staff evacuation center for #HighChateauFire. Center is at Cripple Creek-Victor District RE-1, 410 N. B Street, Cripple Creek,CO. Follow @TCSOPIO for emergency info. #COFire


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MountainTownAlerts replied the topic: High Chateau Fire in Teller County 29 Jun 2018 18:15 #4

From Park County:
June 29, 2018 5:27 PM
Chateau Fire

Residents of Park Ridge Ranch in Park County are encouraged to remove livestock and pets out of the area and prepare for a full evacuation. Teller County Rd 102, 71, 11 and 100 are closed. Evacuation shelters are available at Florissant Fire Department, Cripple Creek High School, and Lake George Community Center. Teller County Fair Grounds located in Cripple Creek is open for livestock.

The fire is about 106 acres in size moving to the NW.

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MountainTownAlerts replied the topic: High Chateau Fire in Teller County 29 Jun 2018 22:41 #5

Per scanner: fire is heading west now, if it continues this course, it will reach Park County overnight.

Teller Co Sheriff @SheriffTeller 2 hours ago
UPDATE! Fire is 0% contained, up to 417 acres at this time. State and local agencies are on scene. No structure loss reported. Fire moving N/NE

Fire crews focus on structure protection in fight against High Chateau Fire
Written By Benjamin Lloyd
Posted: Jun 29, 2018 1:44 PM CDT | Updated: Jun 29, 2018 10:02 PM CDT

A fire in Teller County has burned an estimated 417 acres and forced mandatory evacuations for the High Chateau and Highland Meadows subdivision Friday afternoon.

No structures were lost as of Friday night at 8 p.m. Deputies say the fire is moving to the north/northeast.

Firefighters told News 5 that they are focused on protecting structures that could be threatened by the fire. It is 0 percent contained.

The Teller County Sheriff's Office said a total of 111 homes were evacuated. Fremont/Teller County Road 11, also known as High Park Road is closed as is Teller County Road 111.

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MountainTownAlerts replied the topic: High Chateau Fire in Teller County 30 Jun 2018 10:28 #6

Park County LATEST UPDATE:
June 30, 2018 10:24 AM
The evacuation point is Cripple Creek-Victor High School at 410 North B Street. Livestock may be taken to Teller County Fair Grounds, located on Teller County Road #1, on the northwest side of Cripple Creek.

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MountainTownAlerts replied the topic: High Chateau Fire in Teller County 30 Jun 2018 15:19 #7

From park County Sheriff's Office:
This is a full evacuation for Park Ridge, Doe Valley, Pike Meadow, Four Mile Ranch, Olson Slater Creek and Ponderosa subdivisions between 8826 CR 100 and CR 102 and between CR 71 and the Teller County Line.

Evacuations are mandatory and entry to evacuated areas may be denied. Residents are encouraged to evacuate as soon as possible. You may have time to gather necessary items, but do so at your own risk.

Evacuation shelters is available at Woodland Park High School . Lake George arena is open for livestock.

The #ChateauFire is about 662 acres in size moving into Park County.

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MountainTownAlerts replied the topic: High Chateau Fire in Teller County 30 Jun 2018 16:20 #8

High Chateau Fire; 662 acres burned, 4-5 structures lost
Written By Tyler Dumas
Posted: Jun 30, 2018

Around noon Saturday, the High Chateau Fire in Teller County was reported at 662 acres with 4 - 5 structures lost.. A new fire size is expected this afternoon as crews are able to better survey the impacted region.

The Park County Sheriff's Office updated that the fire is starting to move into Park County as of Saturday afternoon.

Colorado Springs firefighters are in the are assisting local crews with two Type 6 engines and a battalion chief.

Full mandatory evacuation notices were given in Park County just after 3 p.m. for Park Ridge, Doe Valley, Pike Meadow, Four Mile Ranch, Olson Slater Creek and Ponderosa subdivisions between 8826 County Road 100 and County Road 102 between Country Road 71 and the Teller County Line.


Link to interactive map: teller-county.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webap...4f968f64bca86d921618

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MountainTownAlerts replied the topic: High Chateau Fire in Teller County 30 Jun 2018 16:38 #9

From Teller County Sheriff's Office: www.facebook.com/tellersheriff/
Start to prepare now, don't wait till the last minute to make a plan for your family!

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#TCSO: UPDATE 35 min ago

Pre Evacuation Status: La Montana Mesa, Las Brisas, Ranch Resorts behind Evergreen station, Evergreen Station, Lazy M Ranch, Lazy BM Ranch. All of east of Teller 1 and Teller 11 are on Pre evacuation.

UPDATE 1 hour ago

County Road 12 is on mandatory evacuation on both sides. Teller one from County Road 11 to County Road 12 is on mandatory evacuation on the westside. County Road 12 is closed from here on out. Please be sure to sign up for Nixle.Com and get updated reports on evacuations and pre-evacuation notices.

UPDATE 4 hours ago

At this time 661 acres have been burned and there is 0% containment. There are no new evacuations as of last night. Air drops occured last night to start a fire line. For those that have been evacuated we are asking you to prepare for 24-48 hours, at least. Law enforcement officials are stationed at each subdivision entrance. Some subdivisions have power shut off to their residences, IREA is on scene. Road closures remain the same as before.

There is a place to request medications and prescriptions at the shelter in Cripple Creek at the high school through Red Cross. Pets (dogs and cats) are allowed but must be crated.

A temporary triage tent has been set up through Public Health at Evergreen Station. 4-5 structures have been lost at this time and we are unable to determine what structures they are at this time. We wil be notifying home owners. We are unable to determine the way the fire is moving right now, becuase of the wind change.

If you are in the area of the fire, please, PREPARE NOW, DO NOT WAIT! Make sure your vehicles are fueled up and ready
to go. There are no confirmations of injuries or deaths at this time.

A BIG THANKS TO OUR FIREFIGHTERS! Many homes were saved last night.

Donations are being accepted at the Teller County Sheriff's Office. There is a request for chapstick, sunblock and throat lozenges. Please bring these items to the Sheriff's Office and do not take them to Four Mile Fire.

For more information please visit our website at tellercountysheriff.com or go to our facebook page, Teller County Sheriff's office. Nixle will only have pre-evacuations and evacuation notices.

BRIEFING at 1:00pm at Evergreen Station and Media immediately following at the little park across the street from Evergreen Station. We appreciate your patience at this time, thank you!

We are accepting donations at the Sheriff's Office starting at 9:00AM this morning. If you would like to donate please stop by the front lobby and someone will assist you and thank you in advance for your generousity to our first responders! We are looking for high energy items for our men and women working the High Chateau Fire, such as gatorade, granola and beef jerky. Thanks again and be safe!

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MountainTownAlerts replied the topic: High Chateau Fire in Teller County 30 Jun 2018 21:01 #10

Park County @ParkCounty 43 minutes ago
Chateau Fire Updated on 2018-06-30: Chateau fire has burned 1400 acres and 0% contained. There are 4 -5 structures burned in Teller County. Type 1 taking command tomorrow morning. 575 homes under mandatory evacuations with 600 on voluntary. Update: parkco.us/AlertCenter.aspx?AID=31

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