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Fire Ban Update

Boulder and Gilpin counties have lifted the stage 1 fire bans. JeffCo is still in a Stage 1 fire ban: Jefferson County Stage 1 Fire Ban

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Update on Fire Ban Restrictions

Jefferson County has rescinded the Stage 2 Fire Ban and reenacted Stage 1 Fire Restrictions. Boulder County and USFS remain in Stage 1 restrictions. Gilpin County has lifted all restrictions. Want the cliff’s notes? Campfires on private property within permanent

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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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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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Slash Collection – Blue Mountain – September 24th 25th

Jefferson County are supporting mitigation efforts by collecting slash on September 24th and 25th at Blue Mountain: For details see here: http://jeffco.us/community-calendar/slash-collection–sept–24-25-@-blue-mountain-open-space/ with the main slash information page being here: http://jeffco.us/slash/

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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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Preparation and mitigation for the upcoming wildfire season

Mark your Calendars! Community Discussion on Wildfire preparation – CCCVFD Chief Joe Ceurvorst will be hosting a discussion on Thursday, May 12th, 2016 at 7:00 PM at Coal Creek Canyon Fire Station #2 (the station by Camp Eden, closest to

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Slash Pile Burning Update

Slash is a problematic component of forest mitigation. The Boulder Ranger District of the US Forest Service has built tens of thousands of slash piles within USFS lands primarily to the west of Coal Creek Canyon over the past several

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