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Wildfire Update

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We are under extreme fire conditions here in Lyons. Moisture and humidity levels are very low. We have not seen these types of conditions since early 2000.

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Lyons Fire will remain on high alert over the next several weeks. Currently we have crews working the High Park Fire and several new fires have popped up recently in Estes Park, Colorado Springs, Durango, Leadville, Lake George, Craig, etc. The state fire resources are stretched very thin.

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Please help us spread the word to your friends, family and so on to take extreme caution in the wildland urban interface areas.

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The forecast does not look promising over the next week, We will try and keep everyone posted as time permits! In the event of a wildfire in the Lyons area under these extreme conditions our very first priority is providing safety! Lyons Fire is watching these conditions very closely and will be ready to respond immediately to any new fires in our District.

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Please stay safe and help us spread the word to use caution in these wildland areas!

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Fire Chief – J.J. Hoffman