More communities are enacting fire restrictions as hot, dry, gusty weather fuels wildfires around Colorado.
Nothing beats the glow of a campfire, especially at night. But last year with a fire ban in place, having a campfire meant campers could be fined hundreds of dollars or more. Fortunately, this is not last year.
Gov. John Hickenlooper lifted the statewide fire ban on Sunday.
The Englewood Fire Department enacted an open burning ban on Wednesday.
National Park officials on Monday announced they are banning all fires in Rocky Mountain National Park until further notice.