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Fire Restrictions Lifted For Lakewood, National Forests

Thanks to recent rainstorms in the Denver metro area another city and more parks are lifting their fire restrictions.


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Golden Cancels Fireworks Show, Implements Fire Ban

Golden is the latest city in Colorado to cancel their 4th of July fireworks show.


A metal plate place over a grill at Matthew/Winters Open Space Park in Jefferson County (credit: CBS)

Fire Ban Issued For Denver Mountain Parks

A fire ban was issued for all Denver Mountain Parks on Thursday because of dry conditions and the high potential for danger.


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Forest Service Lifts Campfire, Shooting Bans

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.


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Rocky Mountain National Park Lifts Total Fire Ban

Fire restrictions are being eased at Rocky Mountain National Park and some forest lands because of recent rainfall.



Colorado Campers Hope To Get Campfires Going Again Soon

When Gov. John Hickenlooper lifted the statewide fire ban, it didn’t mean campfires and barbecues popped up instantly.


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Governor Lifts Statewide Fire Ban

Gov. John Hickenlooper lifted the statewide fire ban on Sunday.



Warnings Sent Out To Get Rid Of Cigarettes Safely

When counties and the forest managers put open fire bans into effect, most of them include smoking outdoors.


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Fireworks Use Banned, But Sales Continue

The statewide fire ban ordered by Gov. John Hickenlooper includes the use of private fireworks. But still fireworks are being sold in Colorado.


Breckenridge Mayor Dr. John Warne talks with CBS4's Jeff Todd (credit: CBS)

Just Too Dangerous For Firework Displays In Some Mountain Towns

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.



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