San Juan County Colorado Emergency Preparedness

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Evacuation and Re-Population Information For La Plata County Residents 416 Fire

As of June 17, 2018 San Juan County residents are under no evacuation notice. The shelter in Silverton is on Standby.

Use this interactive map to determine if you can return to your residence. Or look below!

An evacuation center and shelter is open 24 hours a day at Escalante Middle School, 141 Baker Lane, in Durango. Evacuated residents are asked to check in at the evacuation center to receive credentials for re-entry when conditions allow the evacuation order to be lifted.

  • Livestock can be evacuated to the La Plata County Fairgrounds at 2500 Main Avenue. The emergency call center at (970) 385-8700 can help coordinate pick-up of livestock. Small animals are being accepted at the La Plata County Humane Society, 1111 South Camino del Rio, Durango (970) 259-2847.
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Red Cross Safe and Well Program

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