Sunday, September 12, 2010

Loveland Wildfire Resources

Here are some resources for getting the latest information the Loveland Colorado wildfire. I will update this page as the situation develops. Also check out the dashboard and resources sections on the tabs above. As of September 15th, the fire was 35 percent contained, but there were concerns about winds Wednesday night.

A meeting place for residents who have evacuated is at the Church of Loveland at 3835 S.W. 14th Street.  Residents needing shelter for large animals should call Loveland's police dispatcher at 970-667-2151. Officials said both small and large animals have been rescued from the fire zone. Members of the public wanting to get information on family members can call 211 or toll free on 1-866-485-0211.

Real-time information
InciWeb page for Reservior Road fire - perimeter maps, and updated official information
City of Loveland Website - with information posted about evacuations, etc. Also listen to 1610AM radio.
NEW Loveland Fire Tweet Map - see also below
ABC7 page for the Loveland Fire - lots of information
NIFC National Fire News - only updated periodically but has detailed, official information
7News Google Map - probably the most useful currently (see below)
Matt's Google Map - showing evacuation shelters, etc, has current information
Twitter posts on #lovelandfire OR #reservoirroadfire
Larimer County Live Scanner Feeds and Incident Updates - listen live to police and fire radio traffic
Larimer County emergency management information on the fire
Denver Post Article
Colorado Wildfires Facebook Page
WILDCAD - Choose a Colorado site to get dispatch updates
Google map with fires, evacuations and road closures from scanner traffic and news reports (archival only, appears not to have been updated since Monday)
Colorado fires crowdmap - populated with reports from twitter (archival only, not updated since Sep 13)
Loveland Fire Map - another Google map (doesn't seem to be updated)

Photos and videos
Loveland fire photos from joelcomm
9News Slideshow
Photos on the Examiner website
KDVR Raw Footage video of the fire

News sites
Google News updates for the Loveland fire

Current Loveland Fire Tweet Map - best maximized to full screen, zoom in
Loveland fire map, drag to see more

View Reservoir Road Fire Near Loveland, Colo. in a larger map


  1. I am also creating a map as I hear things on the scanner:

  2. Susan, fantastic, thank you! I have updated the page. This is excellent.

  3. I have room at my farm to take in up to 4 horses. Email me at I am on Hwy 60, south of Loveland, between I-25 and 287.