High Park Fire officals have issued an all-clear for residents of Poudre Park on Kings Canyon Road, Unger Mountain Road, Smith Bridge Road, Manners Lane, and on Colorado Highway 14 from Kings Canyon Road west to the Greyrock Trail Head. They may return to their homes after first begin evacuated two weeks ago.
Residents will need to show identification with proof of address at the Highway 14/County Rd 29C roadblock in order to obtain a pass to enter the area. Passes will be issued starting at noon on June 24.
As of 10:30 a.m., the fire is reported at 45 percent containment, burning on 82,114 acres. Additional resources are expected to join the 1,923 fire personnel currently on scene. There are 13 Type 1 hand crews, 21 Type 2 hand crews, 154 engines, 11 dozers and 27 water tenders fighting the High Park Fire, which was first reported o June 9. Air resources include six Type 1 helicopters, three Type 2 helicopters, six Type 3 helicopters, five heavy air tankers, one Type 2 helicopter with a radiometric imaging system attached, and fixed wing support aircraft.
More information is available at www.larimer.org/emergency/emergency_detail.cfm?nam_id=85.