The Marshall Fire started on December 30, 2021, in the area of South Cherryvale Road and Marshall Drive, the West part of our jurisdiction. The Boulder Emergency Operations Center (EOC) opened in response to multiple fast-moving fires in Boulder County. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Our hearts go out to those members of our community who were affected by the devastating fires. We want to thank the many surrounding agencies who assisted in battling the fast-moving fires. The next weeks and months will not be easy for many, we will do what is necessary to see our community members receive the help they need. Many agencies, businesses, and individuals have stepped up and our community has received an outpouring of support.
Those impacted by the Marshall Fire are encouraged to visit http://www.boco.org/MarshallFire and http://www.boco.org/MarshallFireEspanol to learn about the recovery process and find out about available resources for which they may qualify. Also for additional assistance please see FEMA information and register here: https://www.fema.gov/press-release/20220101/contact-fema-assistance-marshall-fire-losses
Disaster Assistance Center to open Monday, Jan. 3 for those impacted by Marshall Fire-The Boulder County Disaster Assistance Center, located at the Boulder County Southeast County Hub at 1755 South Public Road in Lafayette, will operate from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. seven days a week and will include specialists from Boulder County Housing and Human Services, Public Health, and Community Services, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Mental Health Partners, many other area government and nonprofit organizations, and insurers. For more information visit:
Town of Superior information please visit: https://www.superiorcolorado.gov/community/marshall-fire-information
Information En Espanol:http://http://https://www.boulderoem.com/noticias-en-espanol/
Special Safety Information:
Damaged or destroyed structures exist throughout the affected area. As residents return to homes, trees and some structures may be unstable and pose a hazard for those working and living in affected areas. Please be cautious of surroundings as hazards may be present that did not exist prior to the fire.
Residents are encouraged to be safe when returning to damaged or destroyed structures. Boulder County has guidance on safely cleaning up after a fire and debris removal available online or at the Disaster Assistance Center. For residents that may be returning to homes, please visit Boulder County after fire website https://www.bouldercounty.org/safety/fire/safe-cleanup-after-a-fire/
Boulder Emergency Operations Center Boulder County Public Information Map https://bouldercounty.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=13ab214fe2bb4da5a850df0ca0f00fc5
For those seeking information on how to help:
To donate money for those affected by the fire visit http://www.Coloradogives.org
To donate items or for those who may be in immediate need of items fill out this form https://bouldercounty.wufoo.com/forms/donations/
To volunteer your time: https://coloradoresponds.communityos.org/
A Precious Child in Broomfield is also requesting volunteers to assist with all the donations. https://apreciouschild.org/