The Hayden Pass Fire, burning in Fremont and Custer Counties near Coaldale, has burned 16,414 acres and is 45 percent contained as of Tuesday night, according to fire officials.
All structure protection was completed by Saturday night. Full containment could take several more days. About 800 fire personnel are working the fire.
People living in the following areas will be allowed to return to their homes beginning Tuesday at 8:00 a.m. ONLY if they have a pass for reentry. Passes can be picked up at Cotopaxi High School from 4:00 p.m to 8:00 p.m. Monday.
County Road 1A
Eagle Peak Subdivision West of County Road 1A
Mosher Creek area
County Road 40
Fox Creek subdivision
People evacuated from County Road 6 will be allowed back into their homes beginning Thursday at 8:00 a.m. ONLY if they have a pass for reentry. Evacuees must register with the Fremont County Sheriff's Office. Officials will be issuing passes at Cotopaxi High School Tuesday. Evacuees that can't make it to the school can contact the sheriff's office.