Boulder County wildland fire prompts evacuations in Conifer Hill area

14-acre fire 75 percent contained
Posted at 5:27 PM, Apr 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-08 22:26:13-04

BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. — Authorities issued 136 evacuation notices Monday amid a fast-growing wildland fire burning in the Conifer Hill area north of Highway 7 and west of Lyons.

The evacuation zone includes Conifer Hill area residents north of Highway 7. Evacuees can go to the Highlands Presbyterian Camp located at 1306 Business Highway 7 (Highlands Camp Road).

The 14-acre Tiny House Fire was first reported around 4 p.m. and was being fanned by strong westerly winds. Firefighters say so far, no structures have been lost.

The Boulder County Sheriff's Office tweeted around 8 p.m. that the fire was 75 percent contained and appeared to be stable in size. No additional evacuations are expected, the tweet read.

There is no word at this time as to what may have sparked the fire. Crews from multiple agencies have responded.