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JeffCo Fire Ban- No Open Burning Until Further Notice

Temporary Fire Ban Implemented in Jefferson County Sheriff enacts ban in effort to prevent wildfires Jefferson County, CO. – Effective at midnight, this evening, March 6, 2017, Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Shrader will enact a Stage 2 Fire Ban for

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Red Flag Warning- No Open Burning Until Tuesday 3/7, 6:00 AM

The National Weather Service issued a Red Flag warning that includes Coal Creek Canyon. A Red Flag warning means weather conditions (typically winds and heat combined) are set for potential extreme fire behavior; i.e. significant combustion and rapid spread. A

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Red Flag Warning- Wednesday Feb-22

The National Weather Service issued a Red Flag warning that includes Coal Creek Canyon. A Red Flag warning means weather conditions (typically winds and heat combined) are set for potential extreme fire behavior; i.e. significant combustion and rapid spread. A

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Red Flag Fire Warning Until Tuesday, Feb-21 6:00 PM MST

The National Weather Service issues a Red Flag warning that includes Coal Creek Canyon. A Red Flag warning means weather conditions (typically winds and heat combined) are set for potential extreme fire behavior; i.e. significant combustion and rapid spread. A

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Slash Collection- Blue Mountain Open Space- June 25th and 26th

Jefferson County are supporting mitigation efforts by collecting slash on June 25th and 26th at the Blue Mountain Open Space: For details see here: http://jeffco.us/community-calendar/slash-collection–june-25-26-@-blue-mountain-open-space/ with the main slash information page being here: http://jeffco.us/slash/

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Slash Collection- Coal Creek Canyon Station 2- May 21 and 22nd

Jefferson County are supporting mitigation efforts by collecting slash on May 21st and 22nd at the Coal Creek Canyon Fire Station 2: For details see here: http://jeffco.us/community-calendar/slash-collection–may-21-22-@-coal-creek-fire-station–2/ with the main slash information page being here: http://jeffco.us/slash/

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Stage 1 Fire Restrictions- Unicorporated Jefferson County

Fire Restrictions Implemented in Unincorporated JeffCo Sheriff enacts restrictions in effort to prevent wildfires Jefferson County, CO. – Effective February 16, 2017, the Jefferson County Sheriff will enact Stage 1 Fire Restrictions for unincorporated Jefferson County. The restrictions apply to

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Red Flag Warning- Friday, 10-FEB-17, No Open Burning

The National Weather Service issues a Red Flag warning that includes Coal Creek Canyon. A Red Flag warning means weather conditions (typically winds and heat combined) are set for potential extreme fire behavior; i.e. significant combustion and rapid spread. A

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Firefighter application period opens January 2017

The personal rewards and satisfaction received from the fire and rescue service are often beyond description. There is a tremendous sense of accomplishment after knocking down a structure fire or controlling a wildland fire, compassion for accident victims and those

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A comment about Shared Emergencies

From District Fire Chief Garret Ball: The recent Cold Springs fire generated a lot of healthy conversation within our community regarding how we react to elevated fire danger ratings and how our community members can contribute to the overall mission

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