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Fire Bans

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Udall Has Warning About Fire Danger This Summer

The fire danger remains high to very high across much of the state. Because of the danger more areas are imposing fire bans.

06/29/2013

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Those Who Disobey Fire Bans Could End Up In Jail

Wildfire season is so bad this year that some county leaders aren’t even warning anyone about firework restrictions — they’re just handing out tickets. And open fire bans are being put in place across the state.

06/22/2013

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Forest Service Considers Bringing Back Fire Ban In Certain Areas

As of Wednesday the northern part of Colorado has high fire danger, and the U.S. Forest Service fears it will only get worse.

09/05/2012

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Jefferson County, Other Areas Ease Fire Restrictions

Gov. John Hickenlooper lifted the statewide fire ban over the weekend, and now some counties, cities and parks are also easing restrictions.

07/12/2012

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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.

07/05/2012

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More Fire Restrictions Tighten In Parts Of Colorado

Some Colorado communities are tightening fire restrictions amid high fire danger and forecasts for more dry weather.

06/19/2012

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Backyard Grilling Permitted, But Only When Using A Lid

The fire danger is prompting fire bans across Colorado, but those can be confusing. Many people have wondered if they can grill in their own backyard.

05/28/2012

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4 Colorado Counties Join Fire Ban

Four counties in Colorado have joined several that have enacted fire bans in time for the Memorial Day weekend.

05/25/2012

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Fire Bans On Federal Lands Enacted In Time For Memorial Day Weekend

Fire bans are in place for some federal lands in several counties including Eagle, Garfield, Mesa and Pitkin Counties.

05/24/2012

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Despite This Week’s Moisture, Fire Bans Remain In Effect

The Lower North Fork Fire and the recent dry conditions prompted many Front Range cities and counties to put fire bans in place.

04/03/2012

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