Shed & Trailer Destroyed in Fire West of Fort Collins
If you are wondering about that smoke west of Fort Collins over the weekend, about 1 ½ acres burned near Davis Ranch Road and Rist Canyon Road on Saturday afternoon. The Larimer County Sheriff’s Department reported that a shed or barn and a trailer were destroyed in the blaze and nobody was injured. Thanks to the Poudre Fire Authority and Rist Canyon Fire, the blaze is now 100% contained.
Over 160 homes were evacuated during the fire, but evacuations were lifted at approximately 6:35 last night and the evacuation center at Cache La Poudre School in Laporte was closed. Poudre Fire Authority is estimating damage at $60,000.
The National Weather Service in Denver has issued a Red Flag Warning for all of Northern and Eastern Colorado including Larimer and Weld counties in effect from 1oam Monday morning through 7pm Monday evening.
A reminder for Larimer County residents to register their cell phones for emergency notifications!