Local Area Wildfires

Information on fires in our area (i.e., - Larimer County, Roosevelt National Forest, etc) can be found in the following places:


InciWeb - Interagency incident information management site - provides up-to-date information on wildfires and other incidents throughout the United States. Enter "Colorado" (or the fire name, if you know it) into the "Search Incidents" box in the upper right-hand corner of the page, then click on the incident you want to see more about and scroll down for detailed information.


U.S. Forest Service -- recorded information lines -- updated whenever there is a wildfire or a U.S. Forest Service prescribed fire burning in Larimer County.  Call (970) 498-1030 or (970) 498-1031.


Larimer County Sheriff's Office -- recorded information line for emergency information.  In case of a major ongoing wildfire and/or evacuations, this line becomes the main number for the fire information center and is staffed.  Call (970) 498-5500.


Larimer County emergency website -- updated by the county or by the U.S. Forest Service during wildfire incidents. 


Arapaho & Roosevelt National Forests/Pawnee National Grassland website -- information on wildfires which are entirely on U.S. Forest Service land and are not threatening homes.


Other County Information

Contact information for Larimer County offices can be found at:


Previous Area Wildfires



Warning Sirens

For the safety of the community, Crystal Lakes Associations has evacuations sirens posted throughout the Association. The evacuation siren in case of failure of the dam is located near the Wapiti Mailsheds to cover the floodplain area and sounds like this whoop sound:

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Property owners in the floodplain should evacuate immediately if they hear this siren; all other property owners should remain on their lots, to keep the roads clear for those evacuating the floodplain.


Sirens in ALL parts of the association will sound the fire evacuation siren if a wildfire threatens the community -- it sounds like this alert sound:

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ALL property owners should evacuate IMMEDIATELY if they hear this siren. Emergency personnel will be on hand to help direct evacuating property owners out of the area.

Where to Find Us:

Crystal Lakes Fire Protection District (CLFPD)

237 Blackfoot Road

Red Feather Lakes, CO 80545

970-881-3521 (Phone)

970-881-2085 (Fax)


Crystal Lakes Volunteer Fire Department (CLVPD)

237 Blackfoot Road

Red Feather Lakes, CO 80545

970-881-3521 (Phone)

970-881-2085 (Fax)


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How to Contact Us

For more information, feel free to contact us by telephone, email, or by using our contact form. We look forward to hearing from you!


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