The City of Colorado Springs announced more evacuations would be lifted at 5:00 pm on Thursday,
The mandatory evacuations that have been lifted affect 126 homes.
People who reside on the following streets may return after 5:00 pm:
- Alabaster Way
- Aubrey Way
- Brograns Bluff Dr (west of Rossmere St)
- Flying W Ranch Rd
- Lanagan St
- Linger Way
- Rossmere St
- Sandray Ct
- Sceptor Way
- Talleson Ct
- Trevor Ln
- Wilson Rd (west of Rossmere St)
The area still has considerable risk, with certain areas considered unsafe. Colorado Springs Utilities continues to work to test and repair the gas lines in the remaining evacuated areas. Once considered safe, the mandatory evacuation orders will be lifted for the remaining homes.
Residents are advised to prepare for flash flooding in burn areas by staying alert to flash flood watches and warnings and avoiding low-lying areas and places that are known to flood. Residents should not cross streaming water.