Jul 3, 2012 10:25 AM by Greg Boyce
17,920 acres, with 70 percent containment.
Residents of approximately 500 homes located south of Champagne Dr. and north of 30th St. will be able to safely return home as of 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 3. Homes will have water and electricity, while individual gas service will take additional time to restore. For utilities questions, please click here. Please read any placard on your home which will include individualized directions for your home. These homes are located on:
Damage to gas lines and utility boxes is extensive.
No private fireworks allowed due to high fire danger.
2,100 residents are still out of their homes.
A joint task force will consider flood threat downstream of the burn area.
Containment along the border with Colorado Springs is 100 percent. Fire fighting efforts are focused to the north in rugged mountain terrain.
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