Monday, May 26, 2014

Mudslide near Collbran: information update

For most current information updates, please visit the Sheriff's agency news blog:

Three individuals are missing. Search and rescue efforts will continue this morning. The Sheriff's Office, the Plateau Valley Fire Department and other County and State agencies are on scene in a unified effort in to search.

The area is remote and without cellular communication. We ask that everyone avoid the area to keep the area clear of any further hazards.

For any media in Mesa County, Sheriff Hilkey will hold an informal news conference at the roadblock at noon today, May 26, 2014. The roadblock is at Salt Creek Road and Highway 330, past the town of Collbram, about 2 miles. Media note: Cell service, data service, etc. is sporadic at best in that area.

Continue to follow updates on Twitter @SheriffMesaColo using#MCMudslide and on Facebook: Mesa County Sheriff's Office


  1. pics? Not enough people died to cover this story? Wtf!

    1. Please refer to Mesa county joint information center for updates (including photos) as they become available.
      Media inquiries can be emailed to or by calling 970-462-7156. Also, follow us on Twitter @MesaCountyJIC using #MCMudslide. Thank you.


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