New evacuation ordered for Hewlett Gulch subdivision

In anticipation of potential gusty winds predicted with the Red Flag warning in the High Park Fire area until 8 p.m. Sunday, the Larimer County Sheriff’s Department has issued a new mandatory evacuation order for the Hewlett Gulch Subdivision. Ninety-six notices were sent out at approximatey 1 p.m. Sunday, and all residents should leave immediately. Residents should use caution while driving because of heavy smoke in the area.

This area runs west from the Glacier View 9th-12th filings already evacuated, east to Hewlett Gulch Trail, north to County Road 74E (Red Feather Lakes Road) and south to Colorado Highway 14 (Poudre Canyon Road).

This evacuation includes:
• Hewlett Gulch Road
• Swan Road
• Snow Cliff Road
• Deer Meadow Way
• Star View Drive
• Gobbler’s Knob Court
• Happy Jack Road
• Sara Lane
• Mount Mahogany
• Rainbows End
• Weatherbird Way
• Red Tail Trail
• Gordon Creek Lane
• Wild Mountain Lane

In addition, the Highway 14 roadblock has been moved from Gateway Park back to Ted’s Place due to increased fire activity. Access into the Poudre Canyon is now restricted to fire personnel only.

The Red Cross evacuation center at Cache La Poudre Middle School is open and providing food and shelter for evacuees. In addition, laundry facilities have been made available for evacuees at center at The Ranch in Loveland from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. A citizens’ briefing is set for 3 p.m. at The Ranch.

Winds out of the west northwest began picking up about 2 p.m. Sunday, blowing smoke from the fire into LaPorte and south.

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  1. 6/17 2:32 pm I just visited the Glacier View office. The word is that the pre-evacuation notice is still in effect but the fire is not impacting Glacier View at this time. There is a line around the spot fire but it cannot not be called contained just yet.

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