Firefighters contain 7-acre wildfire west of Boulder; evacuation order lifted

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BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. — Firefighters in Boulder County contained a small wildfire in the Sugarloaf Road area west of Boulder on Tuesday evening. An evacuation order for residents was lifted.

The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office said the fire was reported just after 4 p.m. and burned in the 4000 block of Sugarloaf Road.

Evacuations were in place for people along Lost Angel down to Dream Canyon for a short time .

Sugarloaf Road was closed from Mountain Meadows to Sugarloaf Mountain roads to the south (Lost Angel, Owl Creek, North Gulch, Good Friday, etc. also closed) while crews worked to contain the fire.

The fire was contained by 6 p.m., but not before 198 reverse emergency notifications were sent out.

No injuries were reported.

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