Increasing winds cause spot fires which prompt new evacuation orders for the area of Hewlett Gulch Road, Deer Meadow Way, Gordon Creek Lane and all connecting roadways in that subdivision. In addition, all residents on North Rim Road and the small roads running off of North Rim Road, to include Hidden Canyon Dr., Willow Mountain Ct., Elkhorn House Rd. and Deep Cut Rd. are ordered to evacuate. There have been 121 emergency notifications sent for this evacuation. The fire has burned 68,400 acres and is 60% contained.
Spot fires in Poudre Canyon. Photo courtesy of Larimer Sheriff’s Office.