Boulder County Fire Updates
6:00 PM MON OCT 19
The Town of Lyons and the Lyons Fire Protection District wants to ensure that our community has the most up to date information regarding the local fires.
Both fires are now being managed by a Type Two Fire Operations Management Team, which allows Lyons Fire to maintain focus on the town and our fire district.
For the most accurate information on the fires, use their official fire information page, via FaceBook for the CalWood Fire and the Lefthand Canyon Fire. Please use their page for information on the fire as a whole.
The team was able to get air support on the fire today and crews had success on the ground. Their was very little movement in the footprint today.
All evacuation warnings for the Town of Lyons, Lyons Park Estates and all parts North of 7 and West/South of 36 are still in place. As a reminder, an evacuation warning means to be prepared to leave at a moment's notice.
The types of wildfires we have, can involve fast moving and escalating fires.
If it changes to an evacuation order, then residents should leave immediately.
Boulder County Parks and Open Space remind residents that Heil Valley Ranch and Hall Ranch Open Space remain closed. Button Rock Reserve (City of Longmont) is also closed until further notice.
Both Lyons Elementary School and Lyons Middle/Senior High School will be closed for in-person classes. Students at the Lyons schools will attend classes remotely on Tuesday and Wednesday. Please continue to pay attention to the public information releases and briefings.
We continue to remind all residents in the Town of Lyons to please sign up for the Boulder County emergency messaging
system. Let your friends and neighbors know about this important alert service.
Road status AS OF NOW
- US 36: Closed from Neva Rd to St Vrain Rd.
- US 7: Closed between Old S St Vrain in Lyons and Highway 72
- US 34: Open west of Loveland through Big Thompson Canyon to Estes Park
The status of these roadways can change at any time.
Let's continue to take care of each, be prepared and stay safe Lyons!