Boulder Four-Mile Fire Information and Resources

Here is a list of some websites that have good information on the Boulder Four-Mile Fire:

Boulder Office of Emergency Management – main page for emergency status, updated throughout the day
American Red Cross Disaster Update – day-by-day update of services that are being offered and what to do and what NOT to do in terms of volunteering, dropping off donation items, etc…
Boulder County Government Update Page – daily update of general affected areas, resources, map
Radio Frequencies for Emergency Services –  professional rescuer and amatuer listener radio frequencies used in Boulder County and surrounding areas are provided here.  Law enforcement frequencies are NOT provided.   Also on Radio Reference.
Updated Map of the burn area – provided by Boulder County
Updated List of Homes Damaged or Destroyed – provided by Boulder County
Official Drop Off Site for Donations – provided by Boulder County, plus list of items needed and what items will NOT be accepted
Public Information Resources – provided by Boulder County, information on services offered at the victim assistance center, numbers to call for evacuees, volunteers, etc …
Information on Air Quality in Boulder County – health information for area residents on air quality issues as a result of the fires
Boulder Daily Camera Fire Coverage – links to all news stories from Boulder’s local newspaper, links to live audio feeds, photos, photo submissions, #Boulderfire twitter feed, map
News Report on Fire – story on the fire, with list of links down the left hand side of the article to other other articles, resources, photos, etc…
Photos of Fire Area – Fox News Photo Gallery
Full Fire Coverage – Colorado Daily’s coverage page, links to stories, photo galleries, videos, maps

For Evacuees and Victims:
Victim Assistance Center – provided  by Boulder County.  Address and list of services offered
Safe and Well website – site provided by the Red Cross to register yourself, search for family and friends
YMCA of Boulder Valley – page on the shelter set up at the Mapleton YMCA
Offers of Help – posed on the Daily Camera website, many people are offering housing, pet help, etc…
Boulder Humane Society – offering assistance for those with displaced pets – this is their page dedicated to info about that
Longmont Humane Society – also offering assistance for those with displaced pets, main page
How to Get Help – comprehensive list from Daily Camera
Forum for People Needing/Offering Help – from, a clearinghouse of offerings

Facebook Pages
Boulder County
Red Cross Mile High Chapter
Boulder Office of Emergency Management

Twitter Links – also check for posts using the hashtag #Boulderfire
Boulder County
Red Cross Denver
Boulder Office of Emergency Management
Colorado Division of Emergency Management
EPIC Colorado – CU research effort in emergency information
Boulder Police Department

How to help/donate:
Call 211 – this will connect you to the United Way’s central clearinghouse for donations.  United Way is supporting the American Red Cross and the Salvation Army.  Most likely they will take down your name, contact info and details about what you would like to donate rather than give you specific instructions. 
Salvation Army – currently providing meals to the firefighters via a mobile kitchen and cold truck

American Red Cross – currently helping evacuees and victims by providing shelter, meals, needed items.  They are currently stating on their Twitter page that people should bring donation items to 3111 28th Street in Boulder, NOT the Mapleton YMCA.
Boulder County Volunteer Connection – volunteer information and referral center for Boulder County
Fight the Boulder Fire – central site for volunteer and donation information, plus live Twitter feed on everyone posting about #Boulderfire
Daily Camera posting site – post what help you can offer here in the comments section of this article
Citizen Action Team Relief Data – list of many organizations collecting donations, items, drop off sites, items needed
How to Help – comprehensive list from Boulder Daily Camera on ways to assist
Forum for People Needing/Offering Help – from, a clearinghouse of offerings
This is only the tip of the iceburg for resources and information.  As soon as we identify and additional set of resources we will post and update.