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2 years 6 months ago

Retired fire chief calls for fire ban

A retired Colorado Springs fire chief is calling for a fire ban after finding unattended camp fires on Cheyenne Mountain. He's worried people haven't learned their lesson from the Waldo Canyon fire. A working fire boss says the ex-chief has every reason to be concerned; the current conditions are ripe...

3 years 8 months ago

Fire restrictions in your county

Area counties have various restrictions on smoking, fireworks and even grills. The most restrictive rules are in Fremont County where you aren't supposed to smoke in your car or use gas grills. Here are the current rules for El Paso, Pueblo, Fremont, Teller and Custer Counties. Keep in mind...

3 years 9 months ago

Fire ban in Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs is on a complete fire ban effective today at noon. This is a ban, not a restriction. Welding, blasting and torches allowed only by permit. No bonfires No model rockets No open or prescribed fires No recreational fires No outdoor cooking and burning on public lands...

3 years 9 months ago

Colorado Springs considers fire ban

Wildfires across Southern Colorado have prompted some cities and counties to bring back fire restrictions but, Colorado Springs has never lifted burn restrictions put in place in April. Now the Colorado Springs Fire Marshal is considering a Fire Marshal, Brett Lacey has been following all the near-by fires in...

3 years 9 months ago

Fremont County issues fire ban

If you plan on camping in Fremont County this weekend, be careful where and how you start a campfire. Sheriff James Beicker and the county commissioners have implemented stage one fire restrictions countywide. The restrictions mean that campfires may only be started in developed recreation sites and must be...

3 years 9 months ago

Fremont County reinstates fire ban

The Fremont County Sheriff's Office has released a statement declaring a county wide fire ban effective immediately on Thursday June 9th. Fremont County is now on a Stage one Fire Restriction throughout all unincorporated areas of Fremont County. A stage one fire restriction effectively prohibits all open burning. Fremont...

3 years 10 months ago

Fremont County fire restrictions lifted

Fremont County has lifted the fire restrictions which have been in effect for several weeks, effective today. The fire restrictions had been applied to all unincorporated areas of Fremont County. There may be local fire districts that still have fire restrictions. Residents should check with their local fire district...

4 years 5 months ago

Fire ban dropped in nearby forests

Here's some good news for campers and hunters - the U.S. Forest Service has lifted a fire ban in the Pikes National Forest. Cooler weather, higher humidity, and recent rain and snow has improved conditions. The fire restrictionsis officially terminated at 8:00 a.m. Friday, October 15.

4 years 6 months ago

Park County institutes fire ban

Going camping this weekend? Add Park County to the list of places that have banned fires. Park joins El Paso and Fremont counties in banning outdoor fires, following the devastating wildfires in Boulder and Loveland.

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