Huerfano County Flood Update: Spanish Peaks Flood II

Information provided by Huerfano County Office of Emergency Management's public information officer at 8 a.m.

Summary of Flood

  • A flash flood was reported to the Huerfano County Dispatch at approximately 9:45 p.m. at the Scout Ranch in Huerfano County.
  • 151 scouts, including staff have been evacuated to Huerfano County Community Center in Walsenburg. Red Cross on site.
  • Five people were treated for minor injuries at Spanish Peaks Regional Hospital. Structure damage unknown. 
  • Jurisdiction:   Huerfano County
  • Cooperating Agencies: Huerfano County Fire, LaVeta Fire, Huerfano County EMS, Huerfano County Office of Emergency Management, Trinidad EMS, RE-1 School District, Red Cross, Spanish Peaks Regional Hospital 
  • Management Strategies: Damage Assessment