Voluntary Pre-Evacuation Notice Issued for Area North of Dolores

Aug 8, 2018

Montezuma County Dispatch has issued a voluntary pre-evacuation notice, effective immediately, for those south of the expanding Plateau Fire. 

Residents of Roads W and V.6 on Granath Mesa may receive visits from local emergency officials notifying them of the evacuation.

Dolores/Norwood Road (also known by Forest Service Road 526 and County Road 31) is closed to public traffic from its intersection at House Creek Road through Cottonwood Road. Local detours are in effect.


The Plateau Fire is at 10,673 acres and containment is up to 36 percent. Contact the Plateau Fire call center for more information at 970-564-4998 or 970-564-4999. Visit InciWeb for maps, photos and additional information.


Further northwest, the West Guard Fire has seen minor growth recently. It remains at 1,424 acres and 90 percent containment.


This is a developing story. Check back for updates.