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Jun 12

UPDATED Evacuations and road closures

Posted on June 12, 2018 at 9:32 PM by Julie Sutor

Information updated 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 12, 2018, regarding the #BuffaloFire:

EVACUATION AREA (above Twenty Grand Rd.)
There is no public access to the evacuation area after 10 p.m., Tuesday night. Prior to 10 p.m., residents of that area can speak with deputies at the closure to retrieve family members or essential medications.

PRE-EVACUATION AREA (below Twenty Grand Rd.)
Residents in the area below Twenty Grand Rd. may stay in or return to their homes to retrieve personal belongings and/or spend the night but they MUST be ready to leave within 20 minutes notice if upgraded to evacuation level. Please use discretion when choosing where to stay this evening.

If you are concerned about retrieving or sheltering your pets, please call Summit County Animal Control at 970.668.4143.