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CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE October 8, 2019 Effective Wednesday, October 9th at 10am, Chaffee County Sheriff John Spezze is cancelling the evacuation order for the residents of the Methodist Estates and Boot Hill Subdivisions and all other residents who access their homes via CR 108 as well as the Chaffee County […]

We have colder weather coming into the valley in the next couple of days with snow predicted also. EVACUEES – do you have things that need done at your homes before the cold weather sets in, such as winterizing your sprinkler systems, winterizing your RV or camper, turning on your furnace. If so let the […]

Decker Fire Update from Chaffee County Emergency Operations Center The Disaster Assistance Center will be closed starting today. The American Red Cross Evacuation Center at the Scout Hut will continue serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner until further notice. There will be an evacuee briefing meeting and free dinner at 5pm today, Monday, October 7th at […]

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Salida, Colorado PRESS RELEASE Effective Sunday, October 6, 2019, at 3pm, Chaffee County Sheriff John Spezze is lifting the evacuation order for all residents of the Fawn Ridge Subdivision as well as residents evacuated from CR 110, 111, 111a, as well as residents of Mountain Vista Estates, (Paradise Acres) and the […]

The Salida Post Office has advised that because of the inability to deliver the mail, or residents to get their mail in the evacuation area, that they are holding the mail at the post office and residents who are evacuated can pick it up there.