#CalWoodFire: HWY 36 closed at Broadway, Boulder Police sending resources to assist

Posted on 10/18/2020 at 01:08 am
Kevin Marples

The City of Boulder Police Department is currently assisting the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office and surrounding agencies with the Cal Wood Fire. As of 3:25PM, there is a complete road closure for all westbound/northbound traffic at HWY 36 at Broadway. Please avoid the area and DO NOT park on the roadway to observe or take pictures of the incident.

Updates will continue to be posted, please also view updates at https://www.boulderoem.com/emergency-status/

Unless you see flames in your immediate area please do not call 911 in reference to the fire. Dispatchers are working non-stop to answer calls and get resources to the community. Also see @BoulderOEM on Twitter for updates.

The Boulder Police Department, CU Boulder Police Department and Boulder County Sheriff’s Office are all working together to address concerns for the #CalWoodFire and other calls for assistance. If you do not need immediate police assistance related to a safety issue, please report your incident online or delay reporting until tomorrow.

If you need to make a report for an incident that occurred in the City of Boulder, please report online here.



5:05PM: An updated evacuation map has been posted by OEM and is available here.

5:28PM: An emergency call center (303-413-7730) has been established for non-emergency questions about the #CalWoodFire. For emergencies or if you see flames in your immediate area, call 911.