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Understanding evacuations, fire bans & more…

The upcoming Coal Creek Canyon Emergency Preparedness Workshop will cover public safety mandatory evacuations & pre-evacuations (and go on to include large animal & pet evacuations.) It will also cover fire bans & levels. Get your questions answered, and be prepared in

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Coal Creek Canyon Emergency Preparedness Workshop

Is your household prepared for the next emergency? Do you have an evacuation plan for your family and your pets in the event of a wildland fire? On Tuesday, June 6 at 6:00PM we will be holding a Coal Creek

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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 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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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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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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Firefighter application period opens January 2016

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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Grass Fuels Wildfire Risk Increasing

Wildfire Risk Increasing We’ve enjoyed a wet summer in Coal Creek Canyon. As a result, the grasses are tall. These grasses are starting to cure (die and dry out) and now pose a significant wildfire risk. Grass fires typically have flame

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23-Jun-17