Boulder County has enacted Level 1 Fire Restrictions

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December 31, 2021

UPDATE ON SPACE HEATERS: Partial reopening of Marshall Fire evacuation area – residents only

Most areas that were evacuated remain closed

Boulder County, Colo. - UPDATE: For those without heat, Xcel Energy is distributing electric space heaters at the shelter at the YMCA in Lafayette at 2800 Dagny Way, or at the YWCA in Boulder at 2222 14th St. between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.

Space heaters ARE NOT AVAILABLE at the Bob L. Burger Recreation Center at 111 W. Baseline Rd. in Lafayette, CO.

As of 3 p.m. on Dec. 31, 2021, the following areas reopened to residents only:

  • South of Coalton Road, in the Town of Superior, between Highway 128 and Rock Creek Parkway. Access will be off Highway 128.
  • Bell Flatirons Apartments only with access off S. Tyler Drive.

View the current evacuation map.

Power will be restored to these reopened areas, but gas will not be turned on at this time. For those without heat, Xcel Energy is distributing electric space heaters at the shelter at the Lafayette YMCA at 2800 Dagny Way, or at the Boulder YWCA at 2222 14th St.

When returning home or traveling through the area, residents are asked to slow their speeds and be alert to hazards and firefighting activity. Hotspots may still be visible and weakened trees may exist. Once residents return home, they are asked to remain in their homes. If emergency conditions exist, please call 911 to report.

The Emergency Call Center (303-413-7730) will close at 9 p.m. MT this evening and reopen at 9 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022.

Additional changes to evacuation areas will be posted as they occur. View BoulderOEM.com for more information.