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Chaffee County lifts fire restrictions


Press Release – October 28, 2020
With the recent precipitation in the region the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office is lifting fire restrictions for all unincorporated land in Chaffee County effective today, October 28th. Although the fire danger has lowered the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office still urges the community to be cautious with the use of fires. “Unincorporated Land” does not include Forest Service Land, Bureau of Land Management land (BLM), nor does it include the cities of Salida, Buena Vista or Poncha Springs. Please check with the U.S. Forest Service, BLM, the City of Salida, the Town of Buena Vista and Town of Poncha Springs for any restrictions within their lands or municipalities.

Thank You,
Andy Rohrich
Chaffee County Undersheriff