CSU Extension is the ESF-11 Response for Animal Evacuations in the Pine Gulch Fire
- If you are outside of the pre-evacuation area and have room to help shelter large animals and/or livestock, please click here to volunteer so we may connect you with people who need assistance.
- To donate hay contact Susan Carter at firstname.lastname@example.org or 970-244-1850
- To donate monetarily for livestock feed or pet food, Grand Rivers Humane Society is collaborating with CSU Extension. Click here for more information and to donate.
- Do you need help moving livestock out of harm’s way? Or do you need a place for livestock or pets to be safe? Give us a call! Pine Gulch Fire Livestock Help: 970-244-1835, Grizzly Creek Fire Livestock Help: 970-471-2635
Resources to help plan and prepare for a fire
Resources to help recover after the devastation of fire
Living With Fire: A guide for the homeowner
Do you have a five minute plan?
Considerations of Covid-19 complications due to wildfire smoke (CDC)
Sheltering instructions during Covid-19 (Red Cross)
Advisory for sheltering pets and non-commercial livestock during Covid-19 (CDC)
Smoke Facts (CDC)
What to do before, during, and after a wildfire
West Slope Fire Info
Wildfire Preparedness for Horse Owners
Assessing & Caring for Cattle After Wildfires
Wildfire Damage to Cattle
IF YOU ARE UNDER A WILDFIRE WARNING, GET TO SAFETY RIGHT AWAY
- Leave if told to do so.
- If trapped, call 9-1-1.
- Listen for emergency information and alerts.
- Use N95 masks to keep particles out of the air you breathe.
Wildfires can ruin homes and cause injuries or death to people and animals. A wildfire is an unplanned fire that burns in a natural area such as a forest, grassland, or prairie. Wildfires can:
- Often be caused by humans or lightning.
- Cause flooding or disrupt transportation, gas, power, and communications.
- Happen anywhere, anytime. Risk increases with in periods of little rain and high winds.
- Cost billions of dollars each year.