Per Indian Hills Fire PIO, it's now called the Elephant Butte Fire. 2 SEATS, 1 Type 1 helicopter ordered.
Elephant Butte Fire by Michele Wright on our Facebook Page:
Conifer Mountain View by Michelle Amsden Flick
Ajeffcosheriffco 8min ago
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office has issued an evacuation order for Upper Bear Creek Rd Elephant Butte area due to wildland fire. The CodeRed was sent out to a 5-mile radius & includes 250 homes. There is a threat to your safety & you should leave this area immediately 1/3
Best routes out of the area are West End Upper Bear Creek Rd West to King Murphy Elementary School. Evacuation centers are established at King Murphy Elementary 425 Circle K Ranch Road and Evergreen Middle School 2059 Hiwan Drive 2/3 #jeffco
If you need help to evacuate, call 9 1 1 immediately. Large animals and livestock may be taken to the Jefferson County Fairgrounds; pets may be taken to the evacuation center or @FAShelter
#jeffco 3/3 @efr_co