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South St. Vrain Truck Roll Over

Highway 7 still closed between Allenspark and Lyons due to an accident. The highway has been closed for approximately 6 hours. The accident involved a cement truck that rolled over. We want to thank crews from Longmont Fire, CDOT, AMR, Nothern Colorado MedEvac, Longmont Emergency Unit and Boulder Emergency Squad, Boulder County Sheriff, Colorado State Patrol and our dispatch for their assistance with this accident. We are hoping crews will be finished soon and the highway hopefully open by 9:30 or 10:00 pm this evening.
Chief Hoffman
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School Bus Accident

Today at about 4pm, a school bus rolled on Highway 7 near the 24 mile marker. No fatalities have been reported. St. Vrain Valley School District is contacting parents and guardians. Reunification of parents and students is set up at the Lyons Middle/Senior High School.
More information will be released as it becomes available.

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Prescribed Fire Operations

The prescribed fire operations will continue today at Hall Ranch. Yesterday was successful with approximately 50 acres burned. Today another 25 acres will be burned. Crews will monitor throughout the night and tomorrow. Smoke will be visible today and this evening.

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Station #2 Open House

Join us this Saturday from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm for the Grand Opening of Lyons Fire Station #2. After 2 years and losing our previous station to the 2013 floods, we have finally moved in! Please come by and join us for a family fun day with food, tours, emergency equipment and more.

Station 2 Open House | Lyons Fire Protection District

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National Night Out August 4, 2015

Join us for National Night Out August 4th in Bohn Park starting at 6:00 pm. Sponsored by Lyons Fire Department and Boulder County Sheriff’s Department. We will also have neighboring fire districts Hygiene, Pinewood Springs and others along with our county ambulance provider AMR joining us to show off their equipment. The Sheriff’s Department will have a Bomb Squad Robot and SWAT Team gear along with other patrol equipment. Come out and enjoy a evening for the family and meet your emergency responders! We will provide free food and refreshments Hope to see you all there!

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Weather Update June 11, 2015

We are currently under a Flash Flood Watch. A strong system is moving into our area later this afternoon. The watch extends through tomorrow afternoon. We could see up to .5-1.5 inches in 10-30 minutes as well as up to 3.5 inches in 60-120 minutes possible. We could also see significant urban and street flooding if this system sits above Lyons.

The rivers are already running high due to normal spring runoff. We will continue to monitor the approaching weather system and post updates when available. LFPD will have crews out patrolling and monitoring stream levels as the storm system approaches and if we receive significant rainfall.

Please continue to check back here as well as monitor the National Weather Service, Boulder and Larimer County Office of Emergency Management and Town of Lyons pages for updates, warnings and alerts.