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More evacuations lifted Tuesday morning

By KRDO.com Staff
Published On: Jul 01 2012 03:43:49 PM CDT
Updated On: Jul 03 2012 09:44:28 AM CDT
Colorado wildfire, Waldo Canyon

Traci Tamura/CNN

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo -

Residents of approximately 331 homes located south of Champagne Dr. and north of 30th St. will be able to safely return home as of 6 pm on Tuesday, July 3. Homes will have water and electricity, while individual gas service will take additional time to restore. For utilities questions, please see www.csu.org.

Please read any placard on your home which will include individualized directions for your home.

These homes are located on:

Champagne Dr.
Flying W Ranch Rd. south of Champagne Dr.
Hearthstone Ln.
Alderstone Way
Stoneridge Dr.
Capra Way
Ramsgate Ter.
Fieldstone Rd.
Braeburn Way
Cameo Way
Denby Way
Ellery Ln.
Alpine Meadows Ln.
Granby Cir.
Also included are Capra Way and portions of Lions Gate Lane.

In addition, residents of the remaining evacuated areas—those homes north of Champagne Dr.—will have access to the area on Thursday, July 5 from 9am to 4pm for the primary purpose of allowing your insurance representatives to assess your property.

HOURS:

Arrival/Access: 9am - 4pm
Area will be cleared by 4pm


Check-in location will be at the Verizon building (old MCI facility) at 2424 Garden of the Gods Road. Photo ID is required. Safety and security personnel will be on site.

The following evacuation areas are being downgraded to pre-evacuation status, and residents may return to their homes and businesses may resume operations.

As of noon, Monday, people living in homes on Eileen Ct., Centauri Rd., Boardwalk Dr., and Corporate Plaza Dr. were allowed to return home.  People living at addresses 4510 - 4795 on Granby Cir. were also allowed home.  The area is still on pre-evacuation status.

The areas allowed to return Sunday night were: Oak Valley Ranch,  Pinon Valley, Peregrine, Grand Centennial Apartments and all businesses along Centennial and 30th. Centennial Boulevard also re-opened at 8 p.m.

Most of the returning residents will have electric and water at their homes, but they will not have gas. Please carefully review and follow any notices left on your property. For questions about Utilities refer to www.csu.org or call (719) 448-4800.

Mandatory Evacuation status remains in place for Mountain Shadows from south of Wolfe Ranch Rd. and west of Flying W Ranch Rd to 30th St., and for the following streets east of Flying W Ranch Road:
Capra Way
Chambrey Ct
Champagne Dr
Chase Point Cir
Darien Way
Granby Cir (homes other than 4510 - 4795)
Green Valley Hts
Holister Ct
Hot Springs Ct
Huffman Ct
Lions Gate Ln
Majestic Dr
Mirror Lake Ct
Ramsgate Ter
Regal View Ct
Regal View Rd
Russett Oak Ct
Vanreen Dr
Vantage Ridge Ct
Vantage Vista Dr
Via Verona Vw
Wilson Rd

Chuckwagon Road commencing 500 feet west of Claystone Lane and extending westward to the city limit.

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