Red Cross opening additional shelter at UCCS



The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is now open to those in need of a place to go. Evacuees should park in Lots 8 or 9.

Total, the American Red Cross has shelters at:

Black Forest Fire, Colorado Springs area
• Palmer Ridge High School, 19255 Monument Hill Rd., Monument (109 individuals registered as of noon today)
• Elbert County Fairgrounds, 95 Ute Ave., Kiowa (346 individuals registered as of noon today)
• University of Colorado Colorado Springs Recreation Center, 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Colorado Springs (Opening at 3 p.m.)

Royal Gorge Fire, Cañon City area
• Evangelical Free Church, 3000 E. Main St., Cañon City. (2 individuals checked in as of noon today.)

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