Smell the Smoke? The Hewlett Gulch Fire Near Fort Collins Rages On [VIDEO]
At last check, the Hewlett Fire burning northwest of Fort Collins had burned around 7,300 acres. Firefighters say the blaze is around 5% contained.
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Evacuation orders have been lifted for the 65 homes around Bonner Springs Ranch Road, Deer Valley Road, Obenchain Road, and Ingleside Road.
However, the mandatory evacuation order for the 15 homes along Highway 14 from the Greyrock Trailhead to the North Poudre diversion dam (approx. mile markers 113 to 115) is still in effect.
Parts of HWY 14 are still closed.
Evacuees with large animals are being urged to take them to The Ranch at the Larimer County Fairgrounds in Loveland (5280 Arena Circle, Loveland, Colorado 80538).