The U.S. Forest Service is lifting bans on campfires and recreational target shooting in the Boulder Ranger District of the Arapaho and Roosevelt national forests.
Fire restrictions are being eased at Rocky Mountain National Park and some forest lands because of recent rainfall.
When Gov. John Hickenlooper lifted the statewide fire ban, it didn’t mean campfires and barbecues popped up instantly.
Gov. John Hickenlooper lifted the statewide fire ban on Sunday.
When counties and the forest managers put open fire bans into effect, most of them include smoking outdoors.
The statewide fire ban ordered by Gov. John Hickenlooper includes the use of private fireworks. But still fireworks are being sold in Colorado.
Gov. John Hickenlooper’s statewide fire ban does not include approved professional fireworks displays, but some mountain towns have nonetheless canceled their Fourth of July shows.
Earlier this week the extreme fire danger across Colorado prompted Gov. John Hickenlooper to ban all private fireworks and some outdoor burning.
Gov. John Hickenlooper on Thursday signed an executive order that makes the use of private fireworks illegal and bans open burning.
The unofficial start of summer is this weekend, Memorial Day weekend, and it’s also the kickoff to camping season in Colorado. Many of those campers will have to keep warm without a campfire.
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