Firefighters Responding To New Fire In Boulder County – CBS Denver

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BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Boulder County fire officials have a crew responding to the so-called CalWood Fire near the Cal-Wood Education Center. The area is south of Highway 7 (also known as S. St. Vrain Drive) and northeast of Bald Mountain.

(credit: Paul Burdick in Boulder)

County Road 87 is now closed. S. St. Vrain Drive is also closed between Peak to Peak Highway and Lyons, which includes Riverside Drive.

CalWood Fire evacuation map as of 2:30 p.m. on Oct. 17. (credit: Boulder)

Staff are evacuating the Hall Ranch and Heil Valley trails, the sheriff’s office says. Meanwhile the town of Jamestown is being evacuated.

The CalWood Fire seen from near NCAR in Boulder. (credit: CBS)

The center is about 17 miles from downtown Boulder.

(credit: Nate Roberts in Broomfield)

It’s not clear what caused the fire, or whether any structures are threatened.

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