All evacuees may return home but are encouraged to stay alert should conditions change.
City of Boulder lifted all evacuation notices for the NCAR Fire at 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 27. All evacuees may now return to their properties. The interactive map has been updated to reflect lifted evacuations.
With the exception of NCAR Road, all roads in the area are now open. Officials anticipate that NCAR Road will remain closed for several days. On Saturday, several people left vehicles at the NCAR trailhead. Law enforcement officials are now allowing people to retrieve their vehicles by checking in at the closure on NCAR Road.
While it is now safe to return home, people in the area of the fire should remain vigilant. Fire officials do not anticipate fully extinguishing the fire for several days. It is possible that the may city issue new evacuation orders if conditions deteriorate. Continue to follow this Boulder Office of Emergency Management page for updates.