Arrowhead Fire burning in Poudre Canyon 95% contained, no growth overnight

The Canyon Lakes Ranger District reported no growth overnight and favorable firefighting conditions in the forecast Monday.
Posted at 2:30 PM, Mar 19, 2023
and last updated 2023-03-20 17:39:35-04

The Arrowhead Fire burning in the Poudre Canyon in Larimer County since Sunday was 95% contained Monday afternoon, according to U.S. Forest Service officials.

The official twitter account for the Canyon Lakes Ranger District – USFS land west of Fort Collins – said the fire saw no growth overnight. The fire was last reported at seven acres late Sunday afternoon after what the ranger district called a "successful initial attack."

All evacuations had been lifted by Sunday night.

The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office had issued a voluntary evacuation order early Sunday from Riverside Drive to the US Forest Service Visitor Center on Poudre Canyon Road (Highway 14).

Screen Shot 2023-03-19 at 2.29.48 PM.png

A Red Cross site that was set up at Cache La Poudre IB Middle School was closed Sunday evening.

The Arrowhead Fire was burning in the area of Highway 14 and Arrowhead. It closed Highway 14 for much of Sunday afternoon.

This is a developing story and will be updated when more information is released.

D7 follow up bar 2460x400FINAL.png
The Follow Up
What do you want Denver7 to follow up on? Is there a story, topic or issue you want us to revisit? Let us know with the contact form below.