Wildfire burning in Larimer County prompts evacuation order

A wildfire is burning in Larimer County and an evacuation order has been posted.

The fire is burning northeast of Ted’s Place, according to the Poudre Fire Authority.

The fire, near the intersection of County Road 66 and County Road 21, has prompted an evacuation order by the sheriff’s office. Residents east of U.S. Highway 287, south to Arapaho Valley Road, east to County Road 21 and north to County Road 66 are under the order.

Go to nocoalert.org for a map of the evacuation area.

Residents should evacuate the area immediately, the sheriff’s office said. People can text LCEVAC to 888777 for updates.

This story will be updated. 

 

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