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Dumpsters to Dispose Food Affected During Beulah Hill Fire

Beulah residents may dispose only food waste at two locations Friday, October 7, 2016. Mountain Shadows Mobile Home Estates, 8080 Hwy 78 Red Mountain Youth Camp, 4632 North Creek Road Dumpsters for disposal of only food will be available from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Dumpsters will be locked during non-operation hours. Do not leave food waste on the ground or around the dumpster if it is locked, due to wildlife. Take the trash home, store in a secure place and return the waste during hours of operation. All other items affected (household trash, clothing, etc.) should remain on your property at this time. For disposal of household items, seek advice from insurance providers.

Third phase of re-entry begins for Beulah Hill Fire evacuees

The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office, Beulah Volunteer Fire Department and Rocky Mountain Incident Management Team Black have implemented Phase III of re-entry for residents who have been evacuated from their homes as a result of the Beulah Hill Fire, effective immediately. Residents living in the following areas will be allowed to begin the re-entry process for returning to their homes: 3R Road, South of Highway 78 Signal Mountain subdivision

Re-entry process begins for Beulah Hill Fire evacuees

The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office, Beulah Volunteer Fire Department, and the Rocky Mountain Incident Management Team Black would all like to return Beulah residents to their homes as soon and smoothly as possible. Several factors go into the re-entry of impacted areas, including but not limited to fire behavior, threat risk, and of course the inconvenience of all those displaced. It is with confidence we are announcing the 4:00 pm October 5, 2016, re-entry of two small, low risk areas inside the current evacuation zone.

The Communities of:

  • Mountain Shadow Estates
  • Twin Buttes

Disaster Assistance Center to open at Colorado State Fairgrounds

A Disaster Assistance Center for residents affected by the Beulah Hill Fire will open Thursday (October 6, 2016) at the 4-H Building on the Colorado State Fairgrounds. The Center will provide a “one-stop” shop for residents to get information on a variety of services as they prepare to transition back to their homes. Information available at the center will include public and environmental health, behavioral/mental health, planning and zoning and other social services.

The center will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday and Friday.

Further dates and times the center will be open will be announced later.

PUEBLO CHILE LICENSE PLATE CAMPAIGN ANNOUNCED

PUEBLO – For the last 22 years, Pueblo Chiles have been taking over Pueblo for an entire weekend during the annual Pueblo Chile & Frijoles Festival. Thanks to a new branding campaign, local leaders and the newly formed Pueblo Chile Growers’ Association now have their sights set on Pueblo Chiles taking a permanent seat in Colorado’s culture, instead of just Pueblo’s.

 

This goal brought forth an idea of a Pueblo Chile group special license plate during a casual conversation between State Representative Daneya Esgar and Pueblo County Commissioner Buffie McFadyen.

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