Mandatory evacuation have been issued to residents in the immediate vicinity of the Weston Pass Fire south of County Rd 22. Evacuations for Black Mountain, Cora and Thousands Peak subdivisions are voluntary at this time but residents should be prepared for a full evacuation. Residents are encouraged to remove livestock and pets out of the area and to prepare to evacuate. Evacuations are voluntary, but residents are encouraged to leave if concerned.
US Hwy 285 is closed between Hwy 9 and Hwy 24 at Antero Junction. Residents with proof of residency may have access to County Rd 22, 18, and 24.
The Fairplay Community Center shelter and Fairgrounds are open.
For updated information go Weston Pass Fire on Facebook.