Mandatory evacuations are still in place for Missouri Heights and the El Jebel Trailer Park. The two evacuation sites are currently at Basalt and Roaring Fork High School. Reporter Wyatt Orme spoke to Mary Robertson, who had to evacuate last night.
Officials encourage motorists not to stop along highway 82. Driving may be dangerous as smoke and ash could limit visibility.
In order to conserve water for firefighting operations the Town of Basalt is now implementing Stage 2 water restrictions.
At this time, the Salvation Army is coordinating donation efforts: (970) 748-0704