forest fire photo by Jason Nelson

Fire Restrictions in Colorado

forest fire photo by Jason NelsonColorado’s Governor Hickenlooper signed an Executive Order on June 14, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. banning open burn and private use of fireworks in the State of Colorado.  View the full Executive Order D 2012-015.

Information on fire restrictions and bans can change rapidly.  The most current information can and should be obtained from your local county.  Contacts for each county can be found on the Local Info Sources tab.   This site is meant  to provide the Colorado community with a connection to their local emergency agencies.

With or without fireworks, it’s still going to be a great 4th of July!

Fire Danger Rating Definition Chart

County Information

 

ADAMS COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is High.

ALAMOSA COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is High .

ARAPAHOE COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is High.

ARCHULETA COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is Extreme.

BACA COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is High.

BENT COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is Moderate.

BOULDER COUNTY & CITY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is Extreme.

BROOMFIELD COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is Extreme.

CHAFFEE COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is Extreme.

CHEYENNE COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger High.

CLEAR CREEK COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is Extreme.

CONEJOS COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is Very High.

COSTILLA COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is Very High.

CROWLEY COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place. Fire danger is High.

CUSTER COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is High.

DELTA COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is Moderate.

DENVER COUNTY & CITY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is High.

DOLORES COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is Extreme.

DOUGLAS COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is Moderate.

EAGLE COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is Extreme.

EL PASO COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is Moderate.

ELBERT COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is High.

FREMONT COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is Moderate.

GARFIELD COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is Extreme.

GILPIN COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is Extreme.

GRAND COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is Very High.

GUNNISON COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place. Fire danger is High.

HINSDALE COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is Extreme.

HUERFANO COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is Moderate.

JACKSON COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is Very High.

JEFFERSON COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is High.

KIOWA COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is High.

KIT CARSON COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is High.

LAKE COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is Extreme.

LA PLATA COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is Extreme.

LARIMER COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place. Fire danger is Extreme.

LAS ANIMAS

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is Moderate.

LINCOLN COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is Moderate.

LOGAN COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is High.

MESA COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is Extreme.

MINERAL COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is Very High.

MOFFAT COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is Extreme.

MONTEZUMA COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is Very High.

MONTROSE COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is Moderate.

MORGAN COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is Low.

OTERO COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place. Fire danger is High.

OURAY COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is Low.

PARK COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is Moderate.

PHILLIPS COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is High.

PITKIN COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is Very High.

PROWERS COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is High.

PUEBLO COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is Moderate.

RIO BLANCO COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is Extreme.

RIO GRANDE COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is Very High.

ROUTT COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is Very High.

SAGUACHE COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is Very High.

SAN JUAN COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is High.

SAN MIGUEL COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is Low.

SEDGWICK COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is Very High.

SUMMIT COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is Very High.

TELLER COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is Moderate.

WASHINGTON COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is High.

WELD COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is Extreme.

YUMA COUNTY

Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is Extreme.

Tribal Information

SOUTHERN UTE INDIAN TRIBE
Fire restrictions in place.  Fire danger is Very High.

UTE MOUNTAIN UTE TRIBE
No fire restrictions information reported.  Fire danger is Very High.

Federal Land Information:

US Forest Service | Bureau of Land Management | National Parks

USFS  Araphaho Forest
Fire restrictions in place.

USFS Roosevelt National Forest.
Fire restrictions in place.

USFS Grand Mesa Uncompahgre Forest
Fire restrictions in place.

USFS Gunnison National Forest
Fire restrictions in place.

USFS Pike and San Isabel National Forest
Fire restrictions in place.

USFS San Juan National Forest
Fire restrictions in place.

USFS White River National Forest
Fire restrictions in place.

USFS Routt National Forest
Fire restrictions in place.

BLM Lands in Gunnison County
Fire restrictions in place.

BLM Grand Junction & Colorado River Valley Field Office
Fire restrictions in place.

BLM  Northwest District:  Kremmling, Little Snake, White River Field Offices.
Fire restrictions in place.

BLM Royal Gorge Field Office:  Chaffee, Custer, El Paso, Fremont, Huerfano, Jefferson, Lake Las Animas, Park, Pueblo, and Teller Counties.
Fire restrictions in place.

BLM San Luis Valley Field Office:  Alamosa, Conejos, Rio Grande, Saguache Counties
Fire restrictions in place.

BLM Tres Rios Field Office:  Southwestern Colorado
Fire restrictions in place.

NPS Curecanti National Recreation Area
Fire restrictions in place.

Dinosaur National Monument
Fire restrictions in place.