Heavy rains force road closures in Fourmile burn area; 1 structure damaged

Posted on: July 13th, 2011

From the Boulder Daily Camera

By Mitchell Byars, Camera Staff Writer
Posted: 07/13/2011 07:41:02 PM MDT


Water and debris runoff have forced several road closures in the Fourmile Fire burn area, according to the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office.

Fourmile Canyon Road is closed from Ingram Gulch to Logan Mill Road, Gold Run Road is closed at Dixon Road and Lee Hill Drive is closed at Lefthand Canyon.

Cmdr. Rick Brough with the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office also said that a house or structure in the 1500 block of Gold Run Road was damaged by the flooding. No injuries have been reported at this time.

Calls advising residents of the flooding were sent out to 304 houses at 6:22 p.m.

Scanner traffic has also indicated that a four-foot surge in Boulder Creek is expected to pass through Eben G. Fine Park.

Visit http://boulderoem.com/emergency-status for updates.