CO-BLX-Calwood

State ID: CO
3 letter designator: BLX
Fire name: Calwood
Location: Jamestown, CO NW/O Boulder, CO
Reported acres: 3,000+
Rate of spread: extreme
Report on Conditions: 50-60 MPH winds, heavy timber, grass
Structure threat: yes, heavy WUI area. Entire town of Jamestown evacuated.
Resources:
Hazards:
Weather: 60 degrees, WNW winds 45-55 MPH Gusts up to 80 MPH
Radio channels:
Scanner link: https://www.broadcastify.com/webPlayer/591
Webcam link:
Live video: https://denver.cbslocal.com/2020/10/17/boulder-count-cal-wood-fire/
Agency Website:

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Live video: https://denver.cbslocal.com/2020/10/17/boulder-count-cal-wood-fire/

Per traffic on the Cameron Peak fire, this fire is moving due east towards Hygiene/Lyons/Longmont. They were worried about evacuation routes south of Highway 34 being cut off and the Highway 36 corridor out of Estes Park being impacted. Alternate evacuation routes over Trailridge Road over the Continental Divide through Rocky Mountain NP is not an option for Estes Park due to ice and wind. This fire could also impact Estes Park if it gets any northward movement on it, leaving the town of Estes between Cal-Wood and Cameron Peak with no safe evac routes.

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This link seems to have a little more fire related traffic vs law.

Live video from a storm chaser:

Evacuation Map from Boulder County
https://bouldercounty.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=13ab214fe2bb4da5a850df0ca0f00fc5

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Rocky MTN IMT Black enroute

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