NCAR Fire

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Boulder Wildland Fire

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On March 26th, 2022 around 14:30 crews responded to a reported wildland fire in the Bear Canyon by the NCAR (National Center for Atmospheric Research) in Boulder. Evacuation were sent out within a 1/4 mile radius from NCAR that included 1,629 people and 699 housing units and 836 buildings. All evacuations were lifted on Sunday. More than 200 firefighters from over 30 agencies were on scene as well as air tankers and an helicopter dropping slurry on the fire. As of March 30th, 2022 the fire was approximately at 190 acres and 90% containment. No injuries were reported and no structures were lost. The NCAR Fire is close to the Marshall Fire that destroyed over 1,000 structures on December 30th, 2021. Additional information provided by Marya Washburn / PIO Boulder Fire Rescue-District

Departments / Agencies Assisting:

Boulder Fire Rescue-DistrictAMR  Boulder, Boulder County Fire Management, Boulder County Office of Emergency Management, Boulder County Parks & Open Space, Boulder County Sheriff, Boulder Emergency Squad, Boulder Mountain Fire Protection District, Boulder Open Space & Mountain Parks, Boulder Rural Fire RescueCoal Creek Canyon Fire Protection District, Colorado Department of Transportation-CDOT, Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control, Colorado Office of Emergency Management (OEM), Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Colorado State Patrol, CU-Boulder Police DepartmentBoulder Police Department, Four Mile Fire Protection District, Hygiene Fire Protection District, Indian Peaks Fire Protection District, Jamestown Volunteer Fire Department, Lafayette Fire Department, Larimer County Sheriff, Larimer County Sheriff Wildland Crew, Lefthand Fire Protection District, Longmont Fire Department, Louisville Fire Protection District, Lyons Fire Protection District, Mountain View Fire Rescue, Nederland Fire Protection District, Sugarloaf Fire Protection District, Sunshine Fire Protection District, Timberline Fire Protection District, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Wildland Fire Management, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Law Enforcement, U.S. Forest Service Fire, U.S. Forest Service Law Enforcement, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR), Denver Fire Department, Fort Lupton Fire Protection DistrictNorth Metro Fire Rescue District, Thornton Fire Department, Westminster Fire Department, Castle Rock Fire & Rescue, Franktown Fire Protection DistrictSable Altura Fire RescueSouth Metro Fire Rescue, Arvada Fire Protection District, Fairmount Fire Protection District, Golden Fire Department, Jefferson County Sheriff & West Metro Fire Rescue.

*Note, we have tried to add all the departments that responded or were requested. If you do not see your department listed please let us know and we will add them.

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