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Waldo Canyon Fire Information

Current Information

El Paso County
http://www.elpasoco.com/

El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
http://shr.elpasoco.com/
Twitter: @epcsheriff
https://twitter.com/#!/EPCSheriff/

Teller County
http://www.co.teller.co.us/

City of Colorado Springs
http://www.springsgov.com/
Twitter: @springsgov
https://twitter.com/#!/springsgov

U.S. Air Force Academy - Waldo Canyon Fire Information
http://www.usafa.af.mil/news/fire.asp

InciWeb
Incident Information System
http://inciweb.org/incident/2929/

Colorado Division of Emergency Management
http://www.coemergency.com/

Waldo Canyon Fire Joint Information Center
Staffed from 7 a.m. – 10 p.m.
719-520-7058, 720- 520-7059, 720-202-4510, 720-402-7935 ,720-237-3417, 720-202-8521

 

Shelter Information

American Red Cross – Pikes Peak Chapter
http://www.denver-redcross.org/general.asp?SN=199&OP=6890&IDCapitulo=q4q...
719-632-3563

American Red Cross Safe and Well
Let your family and friends know that you are safe and well by registering on this website
http://safeandwell.communityos.org/

Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region
http://www.hsppr.org/
719-473-1741

 

Maps

Evacuations Area and Fire Vicinity Map from The Gazette
http://www3.gazette.com/fire/

GeoMAC
An internet-based mapping application originally designed for fire managers to access online maps of current fire locations and perimeters in the conterminous 48 States and Alaska
http://www.geomac.gov/index.shtml

 

Local Updates and Assistance

City of Colorado Springs - Waldo Canyon Notification Form
If you are concerned about the status of your home or business, fill out this form. http://www.springsgov.com/template/WaldoCanyonNotify.asp

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment - Air Quality Summary
http://apcd.state.co.us/air_quality.aspx

Colorado Department of Revenue - Information for Taxpayers Affected by Wildfires
http://www.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite/Revenue/REVX/1251625225027

Colorado Department of Revenue - Wildfire Mitigation Measures Subtraction
http://www.douglas.co.us/building/wildfire/documents/Wildfire_Mitigation...

Colorado Springs Utilities
http://www.csu.org/residential/pages/default.aspx

El Paso County Bar Association
Legal assistance for victims of the Waldo Canyon Fire
http://www.elpasocountybar.org/

El Paso County Disaster Recovery Center
http://www.elpasoco.com/Pages/DRC.aspx
719-444-8300

El Paso-Teller County 911 Emergency Notification System
To sign up for emergency notification/reverse 911 calls
http://www.elpasoteller911.org/
719-471-6700

U.S. Postal Service - Changes in postal operations due to Waldo Canyon Fire
http://about.usps.com/news/state-releases/co/2012/co_2012_0629a.htm

U.S. Postal Service - Postal Service reopens Cedar Heights, Rockrimmon Stations
http://about.usps.com/news/state-releases/co/2012/co_2012_0629b.htm

U.S. Postal Serivce - Fire-impacted residents have options for mail delivery
http://about.usps.com/news/state-releases/co/2012/co_2012_0629.htm

 

Wildfire Preparedness and Recovery

Centers for Disease Control - Emergency Preparedness and Response
http://www.bt.cdc.gov/disasters/wildfires/

National Fire Protection Association - Firewise Communities
NFPA's Firewise Communities program teaches people how to adapt to living with wildfire and encourages neighbors to work together and take action now to prevent losses.
http://www.firewise.org/

Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association - Wildfire Evacuation Plan
http://www.rmiia.org/Catastrophes_and_Statistics/evacuation_plan.asp

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Disaster Information Management Research Center
http://sis.nlm.nih.gov/enviro/wildfires.html

U.S. Fire Administration - After a Fire
http://www.usfa.fema.gov/citizens/atf/

 

Resources for Families with Children

Boys & Girls Club of the Pikes Peak Region - Childcare available to evacuees (Registration and proof of residency in evacuated area required)
http://www.bgcppr.org
719-570-7077

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
http://www.csfineartscenter.org/

National Child Traumatic Stress Network - Parent Guidelines for Helping Children Impacted by Wildfires
http://www.nctsn.org/sites/default/files/assets/pdfs/parents_wildfires.pdf

Wildfire Education Links
http://www.wildlandfire.com/docs/wildfire_edu.htm

YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region
http://ppymca.org/

 

How to Help

American Red Cross
http://www.redcross.org/

Care and Share
Non-perishable food and water donations are being accepted at Care and Share, 2605 Preamble Point, Colorado Springs, from 7 am – 6 pm Monday-Friday.
http://careandshare.org/

HelpColoradoNow
Partnership between the Colorado Department of Emergency Management (CDEM) and Colorado Voluntary Organization Active in Disaster (COVOAD) to assist communities affected by disasters
http://helpcoloradonow.org/

Pikes Peak United Way
http://www.ppunitedway.org/9-whats-new/waldocanyonfire
719-955-0742

Salvation Army
http://imsalvationarmy.org/