Fire Restrictions in Chaffee County

SHERIFF'S OFFICE

John Spezze, Sheriff
Joe McGuire, Undersheriff

641 West 3rd Street
PO Box 699
Salida, Colorado 81201

Emergency: 911

Non-Emergency: 719-539-2596
Communications Center Fax:
719-539-3648
Records Fax: 719-539-1077
Email: records@chaffeesheriff.org





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8/1/18

THESE ARE THE CURRENT RESTRICTIONS. THIS SITE WILL BE UPDATED IF RESTRICTIONS OR CONDITIONS CHANGE.

IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO CALL TO CONFIRM, THESE ARE THE CURRENT CONDITION, ANY CHANGES WILL BE UPDATED TO THIS SITE.

FIRE RESTRICTIONS HAVE BEEN LIFTED IN UNICORPORATED CHAFFEE COUNTY AND IN NATIONAL FORESTS AND ON BLM LANDS IN CHAFFEE COUNTY.

 SEE PRESS RELEASE BELOW.

CHAFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

Salida, Colorado

PRESS RELEASE

July 19, 2018

On July 19, 2018 the USFS lifted all fire restrictions on forest service lands.

After reviewing current fuel moisture criteria in our area provided by the USFS, and after conferring with Phil Graham, Chaffee County Emergency Manager and our local fire chiefs in regards to current fire conditions I am lifting all current fire restrictions in unincorporated Chaffee County. This includes state, county and private lands.   

Please consult your local municipality for information on their current fire restrictions.

For more information please contact ChaffeCounty Sheriff’s Office Dispatch at 719-539-2596.

Please check with the US Forest Service and BLM for information on their current fire restrictions .Visitors are responsible for checking with their local U.S. Forest Service office or go to: http://www.fs.usda.gov/psicc/ for fire information and to learn about specific restrictions. Visitors should also be aware of weather conditions and be careful with the use of fire outdoors.

Click here for a direct link to the National Weather Service website page for our area.  Chaffee and Lake counties are in FIRE ZONE 220.

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Fire Safety Message

• Know before you go—Understand and follow all fire bans, restrictions and closures. Visit www.coemerency.com for current fire restrictions across the state of Colorado.

Posted forest orders can be found under “Alerts & Notices” at: http://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/psicc/alerts-notices

 

This webpage will be updated as restrictions or conditions change. Thanks for checking.  Sheriff John Spezze.

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