The Hayden Pass Fire burning in Fremont County spans 16,414 acres. The Fremont County Sheriff's office says the lightning-caused wildfire is now 30% contained. 908 personnel continue to work on the incident.
Residents of CR 1A, the Eagle Peak Subdivision, CR 40 and the Fox Creek Subdivision will be allowed to return to their homes Tuesday morning, July 19, beginning at 8 AM. The Fremont County Sheriff's Office requests those residents first go to Cotopaxi High School from 4-8 PM Monday for a registration, or from 8-noon Tuesday morning.
Mandatory evacuations remain in place for the following locations:
- County Road 35;
- Eagle Peak subdivision, on the west side of County Road 1A;
- County Road 6, south of County Road 45;
- County Road 40;
- Fox Creek Drive (including the Fox Creek subdivision);
- Rainbow Lutheran Camp.
A pre-evacuation notice remains in place for those within a three-mile radius of County Road 6.
Fremont County Road 1A south from Highway 50 to Highway 69 is closed in both directions. Highway 50 remains open, but anyone who stops on the route may face a fine. County Road 39 is also closed.
Burn restrictions are in place throughout much of Colorado.
Post last updated: 10:48 AM, Mon 7/18/16