Colorado Daily Status Report: July 27, 2016

Daily Status Report

Colorado Daily Status Report July 27, 2016

Information in this report was gathered prior to 8:30 a.m.


National Terrorism Advisory System: No Current Alerts | Bulletin

State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) Status

Activation Level: Daily Operations

Current Disasters/Large Incidents 

Incident NameHayden Pass Fire
Incident Start DateJuly 10, 2016
Location/CountyFremont County, 20 miles Southeast of Salida, Colo.
Acres16,559 Acres
Containment58% Containment
EvacuationsMandatory evacuations and area closures in place
Fatalities/InjuriesNone reported
Structures Lost1 structure destroyed
FundingEmergency Fire Fund (EFF) Approved
ResourcesIMT Type 3| 144 personnel
Information Sources, Twitter:@HaydenPassFire, Facebook:Fremont County Sheriff’s Office &


Incident NameBeaver Creek Fire
Incident Start DateJune 19, 2016
Location/CountyJackson County, 15 miles Northwest of Walden, Colo.
Acres26,067 Acres
Containment12% Containment
EvacuationsMandatory evacuations and area closures in place
Fatalities/InjuriesNo fatalities reported/ one minor firefighter injury
Structures Lost2 Outbuildings
ResourcesType III IMT | 291 total personnel
FundingEmergency Fire Fund (EFF) approved
Information Sources,Twitter @FS_MBRTB Facebook: Beaver Creek Fire

Major Road Impacts 

  • I-70 will be CLOSED in Glenwood Canyon in both directions (Mile Marker 116-133) today and tomorrow, 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., for rock fall mitigation work. Preferred Alternate Routes: US 40 to CO 13; US 285 to US 50. (Note: CO 131 has an 8-foot width restriction due to bridge work) CO 82 Independence Pass is viable for passenger vehicles but no CMVs or vehicles over 35 feet long are permitted on the pass.
  • I-70 Westbound / Eastbound 4 miles west of Vail Pass Summit to Vail (Milemarker 186.6-179.5)
  •  US 6 Westbound / Eastbound Loveland Pass (Milemarker 221.6-221.8) Paving operations  

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