Jun 24, 2012 9:21 AM by Paul Kavanaugh

New evacuations ordered

The El Paso County Sheriff's office is ordering evacuations along Highway 24, this time for the southern portion of Hwy 24 for Cascade, Chipita Park and Green Mountain Falls.

Evacuation centers are at Cheyenne Mt. High School, 1200 Cresta, where several hundred people slept on cots overnight and at the Woodland Park High School.

Manitou Springs remains under evacuation orders and Crystal Park is being evacuated this morning.

No new evacuations have been called for in Colorado Springs.

Large animals can be taken to the Norris Penrose Equestrian Center, 1405 W. Rio Grande off of 8th Street.


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