Woodland Heights Fire 75% Contained [UPDATED 9:41am]
The Woodland Heights Fire that started yesterday morning in Estes Park has burned approximately 20 acres and destroyed 20 homes; and is now being reported as 75% contained. The fire is burning near the Beaver Meadows Entrance of Rocky Mountain National Park, but has not moved inside park boundaries.
There was an evacuation ordered from High Drive west to the Rocky Mountain National Park border and that evacuation order is still in place. Evacuees have been directed to the Estes Park High School at 1600 Manford Avenue where a citizen’s briefing will be held at 11:00 a.m. and the media will be addressed afterward.