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West Fork Fire information

Posted: Friday, Jun 21st, 2013

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West Fork Fire (NOT West Fork Complex Fire Colorado - that is NOT an official source)


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Road closures

There are multiple road and trail closures the primary ones are Highway 160 and all roads and trails accessing 160 between South Fork and Treasure Falls.


Del Norte High School

The official site for the evacuee shelter is Del Norte High School. †

All resources from the Red Cross are being focused on that location. †

There is still plenty of room at the high school with beds, food (three meals a day) and toiletries. Counseling and nursing services are on-site. †At this time, all food should be coordinated through the Del Norte High School Shelter. Red Cross can only service the Del Norte location and cannot offer personnel or services at any other site.

Ski Hi Park

Monte Vista

Ski Hi Park is hosting many of the evacuees in their RVís. There is room for more evacuees, but this is just a temporary RV location.†

ASU Residence Halls

People can check in at the Coronado Hall front desk for housing assistance. †If there are any questions regarding housing, please call Coronado Hall at 587-7542.

A collection point has been established at Coronado Hall front desk to help with the needs of the evacuees. †Items needed include toiletry items, water, snacks, blankets, etc. †Any donation will be appreciated.

Alamosa School


Ortega Middle School is available to anyone in need. Please contact Central Office 719-587-1600 or Charlie Jackson directly 719-588-2093.

The Alamosa School District is opening Ortega Middle School, located at 401 Victoria Avenue, Alamosa, for anyone in need to stay, shower and find relief from the West Fork Fire. Please contact 588-2093 for details.

Zapata Ranch

Rooms are available. Call 719-641-4489.

South Fork mail

The Postal Service has relocated all South Fork mail operations to the Del Norte Post Office, approximately 14 miles to the east. The office is located at 590 Columbia and the hours of operation are from M- F, 9-430 and Sat. 9-12. The phone number is (719) 657-3155. All mail from South Fork will be held at this office until further notice. Customers are asked to bring a photo identification to receive their mail. This impacts 1,600 mail customers.

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