November 2019 Mill Levy Ballot Proposal

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Wildland Fire and Mitigation Resources

Elk Creek provides chipping services, mitigation assessments, and wildfire resources and education. Here, you will also find information on employment with the Elk Creek Wildland Fire Module.

CPR Classes

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Slick conditions are being reported by drivers on Highway 285, please take it slow and leave extra room between vehicles. CDOT has put into effect the passenger traction law between Pine Junction and Morrison (Milemarker 229-250). Passenger vehicles are required to have snow or mud/snow tires, use chains/alternative traction devices, or be a 4WD/AWD vehicle. Arrive safely to your destinations!

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4 days ago

Elk Creek Fire Department

Get ready for some potentially tough driving when this arrives! Take it slow, leave extra room between you and the car in front of you, and get to your destination safely. We want you all safe and sound!

We’ll be here if you need us.System bringing snow to the region Wednesday evening through Thursday will be accompanied by extremely cold night time temperatures. Wednesday evening conditions will turn much colder with snow for the high country. Across the plains, rain will change to snow overnight. Locations near the foothills and Palmer Divide will see higher accumulations.
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5 days ago

Elk Creek Fire Department

Red Flag Warning today between 10-6pm and again tomorrow from 12-6pm. Then, we have cold and snow moving in with which to contend - be sure to check your tires, replace them if need be, and get your car ready for winter driving!

"Strong winds and very low relative humidity are expected across
most of the northern Colorado mountains this afternoon and again
on Wednesday afternoon. The worst conditions will be along and
north of Interstate 70 today, and along and south of Interstate 70
on Wednesday."Warm temperatures combined with low humidity and gusty winds will result in high fire danger across the high country and Palmer divide this afternoon and again Wednesday afternoon.
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Elk Creek Fire responded to a tenth of an acre fire on Calfee Gulch this morning at approximately 1:30am. The fire is contained, but still in monitor status. Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the cause of the fire. Elk Creek Wildland Fire Module 459 assisted with mop up, and Platte Canyon Fire and Evergreen Fire also responded to the fire. ... See MoreSee Less

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6 days ago

Elk Creek Fire Department

Hopefully, you've already done this and simply need to review it! If not, please do sit down with all of your household members, plan your escape routes (have more than one, in case any direction is blocked by fire), and practice them!

#PracticeMakesPerfect #BePrepared #FirePreventionWeekIt's #FirePreventionWeek! In a typical home fire, you may have as little as one to two minutes to escape safely from the time the smoke alarm sounds. Escape planning and practice can help you make the most of the time you have, giving everyone enough time to get out. Plan ahead for your escape. Make your home escape plan and practice today. bit.ly/2miDkjB
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