Wildland fire in Deer Creek Canyon, evacuations in progress

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Urban/Wildland interface fire up Deer Creek Canyon, Air Drops, West Metro assisting.
COMMAND POST AT Inter-Canyon Fire STATION 4 13877 GRIZZLY DRIVE

Jeffco Sheriff @jeffcosheriffco 1m
We are working with firefighters to evacuate citizens & put out a fire near the mouth of Deer Creek Park near Grizzly and Bear Claw Drives. Fire is currently 200 by 200 feet. Call came in around 4:45 p.m. & a chopper is en route. Please avoid the area! #jeffco
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15 Aug 2019 17:20 #1

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CLOSURE: Deer Creek Canyon Park is closed due to fire. Crews are on scene working to contain the fire.
Our mission is to PRESERVE open space & parkland, PROTECT park & natural resources, and PROVIDE healthy nature-based activities.
jeffco.us/open-space
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15 Aug 2019 17:29 #2

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Jeffco Sheriff @jeffcosheriffco 4m
A CodeRed alert was just sent out to neighbors in the affected areas to evacuate via Cougar, not Grizzly Drive.

Live feed: www.9news.com/video/news/live_breaking/w...ek-canyon/73-1699367

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15 Aug 2019 17:37 #3
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Replied by JeffcoOpenSpace on topic Wildland fire in Deer Creek Canyon, evacuations in progress

CLOSURE: South Valley Park, Hildebrand Ranch Park and Deer Creek Canyon Park are all closed due to fire. Crews are on scene working to contain the fire.
Our mission is to PRESERVE open space & parkland, PROTECT park & natural resources, and PROVIDE healthy nature-based activities.
jeffco.us/open-space
Find us on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram @JeffcoOpenSpace
www.pinterest.com/lookoutmtnc/jefferson-...co-open-space-parks/
15 Aug 2019 17:40 #4

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154 residences have been notified to evacuate, Chatfield is the evacuation center.
15 Aug 2019 17:45 #5

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Spot weather: gusty NW winds 15-20mph will continue, decrease in evening. Temp around 90.

Jeffco Sheriff @jeffcosheriffco 37s
MEDIA staging for the #DeerCreekCanyonParkFire is at Deer Creek and Owens

Jeffco Sheriff @jeffcosheriffco 1m
The CodeRed for the #DeerkCreekCanyonParkFire was sent to 284 houses. The neighborhood to the east is being evacuated as well as the park. The evacuation center is at Chatfield High School. Please avoid the area while firefighters are fighting an active scene #jeffco

15 Aug 2019 17:58 #6
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Fire is approximately 5 acres in size. Checking on status of air resources, one helo had to come from Western slope.
15 Aug 2019 18:24 #7

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Looking for additional resources for structure protection.

Last edit: 15 Aug 2019 18:36 by MountainTownAlerts.
15 Aug 2019 18:34 #8
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CO & WY Red Cross @COWYRedCross 18m
Colorado disaster volunteers w/ mobile feeding vehicle supporting the response to the #DeerCreekCanyonParkFire. The evacuation center at Chatfield HS,7227 South Simms Street, Littleton, CO, 80127. Heed evacuation orders. Follow @JeffCoSheriffCO
for updates. #COFire #RedCross
15 Aug 2019 18:53 #9
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ICFPD @ICFPD 46s
Next presser for media at 9 pm at Hilderbrand Park

Approximately 40 firefighters on scene #deercreekvanyonparkfire
15 Aug 2019 19:24 #10

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