Pre-evacuation notice issued for Candelas and neighboring communities due to Marshall Fire

Candelas, Leyden Rock and Whisper Creek residents told to be alert and ready to leave

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The Arvada Police Department issued a pre-evacuation notice for residents of Candelas, Leyden Rock and Whisper Creek at about 5 p.m. on Dec. 30 in response to the Marshall Fire 

The pre-evacuation notice alerts residents to be alert and prepared to leave if an evacuation notice is given. Arvada Police Public Information Officer Dave Snelling said that if the fire spreads south past Highway 128, the department expects to issue an evacuation notice.  

 “When an evacuation notice is requested, they need to be prepared to leave immediately from Candelas, Leyden Rock and Whisper Creek,” Snelling said.  

MORE: Fire and evacuation maps for the Marshall Fire

If issued, the evacuation notice will notify residents through the CodeRED service. Folks can sign up for CodeRED alerts here: https://public.coderedweb.com/CNE/en-US/655AC5D55998 

The Jefferson County Sherriff’s office posted an update stating that if an evacuation notice is given, residents with livestock can bring them to the Jefferson County Fairgrounds.

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