Earlier this afternoon, Boulder County dispatch and Larimer County were notified of a wildfire, 6.5 miles north of Lyons in the Blue Mountain Area, off County Road 37E.
The town is in contact with both Boulder County Sheriff and Larimer County officials.
Lyons Fire, Pinewood Springs, Hygiene and Left Hand Fire are all on scene with this wildfire incident.
Currently there are mandatory evacuations for Vision Way, Chimney Hollow and Dakota Ridge Rd in Larimer County. Moss Rock Drive in Larimer and Boulder Counties is also under the mandatory evacuation.
Lifebridge Church in Longmont is the evacuation center.
Text the word LCEVAC to 8888777 for updates. Do not call 911 unless you are in immediate danger.
For those in Larimer County, the best way to ensure you receive alerts is to sign up via nocoalert.org
Boulder County officials are assisting with evacuations. Those who live in Boulder County can sign up for alerts via the Boulder County Emergency Notification System
At this time, there is no word on what started the fire. Rabbit Mountain in Boulder County is temporarily closed due to the fire and direction.