Monthly Archives: April 2011

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Good news – Crystal fire is 45% contained roadblock lifted

By |2011-04-07T11:30:20+00:00April 7th, 2011|News|

Good news! When I answered the phone and heard the recording begin "This is the Sheriff's office...." I was almost sprinting to start gathering up the cats. However, as the recording continued I heard "This is an informational call." I breathed. "The Crystal fire is 45% contained. We will be lifting the roadblock this afternoon." [...]

Update from Larimer County – 20 min ago – today!

By |2011-04-06T10:14:39+00:00April 6th, 2011|News|

The fire is approximately 3,200 acres and 15% contained. The Rocky Mountain Type 1 Incident Management Team took over management last night. The Type 1 Team relieves local fire resources to be available for initial attack response. Firefighters will focus on line construction today and utilize helicopters if weather conditions allow. No houses burned last [...]

Lightly snowing in Redstone Canyon – this morning!

By |2011-04-06T08:45:01+00:00April 6th, 2011|News|

Hooray! At this moment it is lightly snowing in Redstone Canyon. This should help fight the Crystal Fire so that no more homes will be destroyed and no more evacuations ordered! Today I am speaking to Step Up to your Next level of SUCCESS! 11:30 am - 1 pm at the Ptarmigan Country Club 5416 [...]

Update on the Crystal Fire – near our home in Redstone Canyon

By |2011-04-05T13:58:40+00:00April 5th, 2011|News|

For the first time firefighters now have a presentable and pretty accurate map of the fire perimeters which they now estimate to be around 3,500 acres. Today could be a rough ride. Last night the sheriff's office sent out emergency phone notifications to several areas advising of the potential for high winds and a rekindled fire situation today. If [...]