Information obtained from High Park Fire Public Information Officer.
The High Park Fire remains at 14,000+ acres and growing quickly. Containment is at 0%. The fire has crossed over Highway 14 and is moving north.
1900 emergency notifications have been sent out in total.
More resources have been ordered including more hand crews, more engines, and more aircraft. Requests for aircraft are also being made to the military. We continue to compete with other fires for the resources.
Evacuations have been ordered for the Bonner Peaks subdivision. 183 emergency notifications were sent to this area.
Evacuations have also been ordered for County Road 44H (Buckhorn Raod) from County Road 27 to Pennock Pass and residents to the south approximately 3/4-1 mile, you will need to exit the area by going east on County Road 44H/Buckhorn Road. 69 emergency notifications were sent to this area.
Highway 287 has been closed from the bypass at County Road 54G up to Owl Canyon Road due to visibility issues from smoke.
Evacuations have gone well for the most part. Some residents have refused to leave.
There have been significant closures of Forest Service recreation areas in the Poudre Canyon as a result of the fire.
The hiker/campers thought to be in the fire area and missing have been reported outside of the fire area. One person has been confirmed missing from a home that was destroyed on Old Flowers Road.
In addition to the main priority of public and firefighter safety, there was some success in structure protection today including one residence that was on fire and was saved by firefighters.
No additional firefighter injuries have been reported so far.
Public Information is available at the Larimer County Emergency Information Line at 970-498-5500 where Information Officers are answering the phone, and www.larimer.org or on Twitter @larimersheriff or Inciweb at Http://www.inciweb.org/incident/2904.
Residents can sign up to receive emergency notifications on cell phones or email at www.leta911.org or calling 970-962-2170 if no internet access.