Emergency Status
Nov 13

11/13/2020 Update on the CalWood Fire

The CalWood Fire remains 85 percent contained. Today, the fire was tested by winds but showed no signs of smoke or heat. Additionally, the MMA flight detected no heat sources in the fire area. Boulder County Communications Center continued to receive multiple phone calls about smoke columns. This was confirmed to be snow, ash and dust blowing in the wind by firefighters patrolling the fire. Please rest assured, firefighters will continue to closely monitor and patrol the fire for any sources of heat or smoke. Higher winds are expected tomorrow in the 60 mph range with gusts up to 80 mph. A storm this weekend is expected to bring more snow to the fire area.