Firefighters are responding to a fire in the Lefthand Canyon area on the Boulder Ranger District of the Roosevelt National Forest. They are battling dry conditions and gusty winds. The fire is located eight miles north-northwest of Boulder.
Boulder Office of Emergency Management has issued an evacuation order. Please check their website (link to the right) for the latest evacuation information.
|Date of Origin||Friday March 11th, 2011 approx. 10:35 AM|
|Location||Started in Chaos Canyon|
|Incident Commander||Dave Buchanan, Usfs|
Burning in ponderosa pine with grassy understory
A heavy air tanker has been ordered.