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The original item was published from 3/31/2023 11:36:32 AM to 4/5/2023 8:05:01 AM.

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Posted on: March 30, 2023

[ARCHIVED] 11 AM Update on the 403 Wildfire and Ongoing Evacuation

403 Fire

Park County, CO – As of 11 AM, the 403 wildfire has reached over 1,100 acres. Park County evacuations remain in place until further notice. The county is in a Red Flag Warning and Stage 1 Burn Ban until 7 PM. There is an Air Quality Alert in place due to the wildfire smoke. All of County Road 403 is closed and County Road 98 east of County Road 61 is closed.

Ongoing updates will be provided as soon as possible. The emergency shelter for Park County residents is open at the Lake George Community Center located at 39141 US Highway 24, Lake George, CO 80827. Large animals and livestock may go to the Lake George Fairgrounds located at 37371 Highway 24 in Lake George, CO 80827. Small animals (dogs and cats) are welcomed at the Teller County Animal Shelter located at 308 Weaverville Rd, Divide, CO. Please call TCAS at 719-868-7707 with questions. 

Please continue to follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Evacuated Park County residents, please call 719-836-4200 for updates.


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