FIRE RESTRICTIONS & BANS
Aug. 17, 2020 – Stage 2 Fire Restrictions are in place for unincorporated areas of Douglas County.
Violation of these fire restrictions is a Class-2 Petty Offense, punishable by up to a $1000.00 fine and a $10.00 surcharge.
For more information about fire restrictions, read the Douglas County Ordinance O-012-004: douglas.co.us/documents/o-012-004-restricting-open-fires-open-burning-and-fireworks-in-unincorporated-douglas-county.pdf
For more information about how fire restriction decisions are made: dcsheriff.net/documents/douglas-county-fire-restriction-criteria-and-methodology.pdf
Jefferson County, Colorado
July 2, 2020 Fire Ban – Stage 2 Implemented
Effective at noon on July 9, 2020, Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Shrader will enact a Stage 2 Fire Ban for Jefferson County. This temporary Stage 2 Fire Ban supersedes all previous fire restrictions and bans.
Fire Ban Details
For information and details on fire restrictions, see the Fire Restriction Details web page. https://www.jeffco.us/517/Fire-Restriction-Details
July 15, 2020
South Platte, South Park, San Carlos and Pikes Peak Ranger Districts are in Stage 2 Fire Restrictions.
Cimarron Grassland, Comanche Grassland, Leadville Ranger District and Salida Ranger District are in Stage 1 Fire Restrictions.
A map of areas where the Pike and San Isabel National Forests Cimarron and Comanche National Grasslands is experiencing fire restrictions can be found here.