Sheriff downgrades new evacuation areas

El Paso County Sheriff's Office
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Wednesday, June 19, 2013 – Sheriff Maketa downgraded a new area of Mandatory Evacuation to Pre-Evacuation Status. Beginning immediately, the following roads west of Vollmer Road are now on pre-evacuation status and residents can go home.

Lakeview Drive

Ponderosa Road

Freeman Drive

Woodcrest Drive

Cyprus Road

Ponderosa Springs Point

Residents should access the area from the north off Hodgen Road via Herring Road or Vollmer Road.

Residents trying to reenter will need to show their driver’s license or vehicle registration. Residents are encouraged to leave heavy equipment alone. Please do not remove the flags on your property. Those are a signal to first responders the area has been cleared for reentry.

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