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Saturday, July 9, 2016

Red Cross Support for Nederland Wildfire

Boulder County Sheriff and Type3 Fire Team
brief residents at Red Cross shelter. Photo by
Chip Frye/Red Cross

Latest Red Cross Information:






Red Cross opens Evacuation Center and Shelter remains open at Nederland HS



4:00 P.M. update - The Red Cross has opened an evacuation center at 5660 Sioux Dr., Boulder, CO. This is an evacuation center only at this time. If needed the site can be converted to an overnight shelter but for now it is an evacuation center.

Meanwhile, the overnight shelter remains open at the Nederlands High School, 597 Eudora Rd, Nederlands, CO.
How can you help? Right now both Red Cross and Fire Departments have enough supplies and manpower. There has been no call for volunteers or for in kind items. Please do not bring donations of food, clothing or personal items to the shelter or the evacuation center. 

The best way to help the Red Cross help those in need is to donate to Disaster Relief at www.redcross.org. If you would like to volunteer with the Red Cross you can apply at the same web site by clicking on VOLUNTEER. If you want to volunteer to help in at other organizations you can sign up at www.HelpColoradoNow.

Updated information will be posted at this site when available. Follow us on Twitter as @redcrossdenver.

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11:45 Update - Over 200 people attended a status briefing at the Red Cross shelter in Nederland. Boulder County Sheriff and the Type 3 Wildland Fire team talked about the fire growth and the possibility of additional evacuation orders.
Updated Wildfire Information is available at Boulder County Emergency Management website

Nederland, CO, Sunday, July 10, 2016, 10:45 a.m.- The American Red Cross shelter remains open to support wildfire evacuees. The shelter is located at Nederland High School, 597 Eldora Rd, Nederland, CO. The shelter is open to provide overnight accommodations for those affected by the Cold Springs Fire. The shelter has cots, blankets, beverages and food. Red Cross volunteers are on scene and will provide water and snacks along with access to wildfire information. The Salvation Army will provide meals at the shelter location through this evening.


Thirteen people stayed at the Nederland HS shelter Saturday night.

Cold Spring Fire evacuees wait for the latest
wildfire information at the Red Cross shelter in
Nederland. Photo by Chip Frye/Red Cross
According to Boulder County Emergency Management, if people need to evacuate horses or other large animals – Arapaho Ranch (1250 Eldora Rd.) can take some and the Boulder County Fairgrounds in Longmont is open to receive animals as well. (9595 Nelson Rd., Longmont)


Updated Wildfire Information is available at Boulder County Emergency Management website
 




Updated 08:00 a.m. Sunday, July 10, 2016

The Red Cross shelter located at Nederland High School remains open for occupancy. This shelter has a capacity for 575 people with cots, blankets, food and beverage support. The shelter also serves as an information center for the Cold Springs Fire.

There were 13 overnight stays at the shelter. The shelter will remain open as long as the threat of evacuation continues.

Shout out to our partners the Salvation Army, who will provide meals at the shelter today.

According to Boulder County Emergency Management, If people need to evacuate horses or other large animals – Arapaho Ranch (1250 Eldora Rd.) can take some and the Boulder County Fairgrounds in Longmont is open to receive animals as well. (9595 Nelson Rd., Longmont)


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Updated 9:30 p.m. Saturday, July 9, 2016


Evacuation Center has become an overnight shelter at Nederland High School, 597 Eldora Rd, Nederland, CO. As of 8:00 p.m. there were around a dozen people at the shelter but no indication of how many will stay overnight.




 The shelter is open to anyone affected by the Cold Springs Wildfire. Red Cross volunteers are on scene and will provide cots, blankets, food, beverages and access to wildfire information.

According to Boulder County Emergency Management, If people need to evacuate horses or other large animals – Arapaho Ranch (1250 Eldora Rd.) can take some and the Boulder County Fairgrounds in Longmont is open to receive animals as well. (9595 Nelson Rd., Longmont)


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