Apr 7, 2023 - 5:34pm — The United States Forest Service anticipates that a prescribed burn may begin today on their Forsythe II property. Expect to see smoke and flames during operations, particularly in: Lakeshore subdivision, Crescent Village, Crescent Meadows, Gross Reservoir, Walker Park Ranch, Miramonte, Wondervu, Eldorado Canyon State... read more →
Mar 31, 2023 - 11:01am — The National Weather Service has issued a Blowing Dust Advisory for Boulder County until 6 p.m. Strong winds are causing significant dust to blow across our lower elevations (below 6,000 ft). Visibility may only be between 1/4 to 1 mile. Hazardous driving conditions are... read more →
Dec 21, 2022 - 9:23am — We are very happy to report that the fire is 100% contained and the evacuation warning and road closures have all been lifted. There was no new fire growth today. A huge thank you to everyone who worked hard today, in cold and windy... read more →
Dec 21, 2022 - 8:00am — The Sunshine Wildland Fire has reached 100% containment, and evacuation warnings and orders have all been lifted.
Fire personnel have been diligently working on the Sunshine Wildland Fire, and changes and updates to evacuation orders are anticipated by 6pm.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for Wednesday afternoon through the night and a wind chill watch from Wednesday evening through Friday morning, including dangerously low temperatures for the next several days in Boulder County. An arctic front is expected to drive the temperature below zero... read more →
Per fire management, the fire had no, to little growth overnight. Firefighters have increased their containment number to 40%. We will receive an updated fire size after an multi-mission flight conducts a flyover. There are 60 firefighters working on the fire this morning. Winds are forecast to remain light through... read more →
We do not anticipate lifting the mandatory evacuation order or road closures for the #SunshineWildlandFire overnight. Currently, an estimated 457 residents remain evacuated from 167 homes. Firefighters remain on the scene fighting the fire. If there are any changes to the evacuation orders, residents will be informed via an Everbridge... read more →
Evacuation areas and road closures have been modified, please go to the Boulder OEM public map, located at: boco.org/OEMInfoMap which has been updated to reflect the current status.
The East Boulder Community Center (5660 Sioux Drive) will remain open overnight as an emergency shelter for those evacuated for the #SunshineWildlandfire. Small domestic pets (leashed) are allowed at the shelter.