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2 years 1 week ago

Red Rock fire caused by model rocket

COLORADO SPRINGS - Investigators with the Colorado Springs Fire Department say the five acre grass fire that started Thursday afternoon in the Red Rock Canyon Open Space was started by a model rocket. Fire crew found the model rocket while working to contain the flames, confirming an report taken by...

3 years 7 months ago

Fire restrictions lifted in Pueblo County and City

Pueblo County and City are no longer under fire restriction. Sheriff Kirk M Taylor lifted the Stage I Fire Restrictions this evening. This means that residents of Pueblo County can again have outdoor fires for yard debris, agricultural needs, and recreation. Simultaneously, Pueblo City Fire Chief Christopher Riley lifted...

3 years 8 months ago

Pueblo County eases fire restrictions

The Pueblo County Sheriff and fire officials have decided to move from Stage II Fire Restrictions to Stage I Restrictions. Officials made the decision based on a the recent precipitation and the less aggressive winds than this time a month ago. "The step down to Stage I came after...

3 years 9 months ago

Colorado Springs fire ban

"We try to hold off as long as we can," but Colorado Springs Fire Marshal Brett Lacey is now taking action to try and prevent wildfires. A complete fire ban is now in place in Colorado Springs. One of the most commonly asked questions is about using grills for...

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 11 months ago

Fire restrictions put in place in Colorado Springs

The City of Colorado Springs has enacted fire restrictions effective tomorrow morning at 8 a.m. Those restrictions will stay in effect until conditions improve. A Lack of precipitation and continued high temperatures have left the city with very high wildland fire danger. Vegetation is extremely dry. Grasses, already dry,...

4 years 4 months ago

Fire restrictions lifted

El Paso County fire restrictions were lifted today at noon. Fire Marshal Brett Lacey said, "We have had an active fire season this fall, but weather conditions are improving and restrictions can be lifted." Lacey asked that everyone be vigilant in preventing wildfires.

4 years 6 months ago

Fremont County bans fires

Tinder-dry conditions in Colorado have prompted another county to ban fires. Fremont County Commissioners and Sheriff James Beicker adopted a countywide fire ban Wednesday morning. The restrictions primarily prohibit all open burning. If you have any questions, phone the Fremont County Sheriff's Office at 276-5555. Yesterday, El...

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