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Effective 12/7/22 Black Forest Fire Rescue enters Stage 1 Burn Restrictions

Stage I Fire Restrictions in Place for Unincorporated El Paso County

Due to the low precipitation we have received, the fairly consistent winds and warmer temperatures, coupled with the frequency of ongoing outdoor fire responses we and our partners in the county are responding to, Sheriff Bill Elder has ordered Stage I Fire Restrictions for all of the unincorporated areas of El Paso County.

These restrictions will be effect until moisture or a good heavy snowfall occurs, which will dramatically increase our moisture levels and/or knock down our flashy fuels (grasses).

The Stage I Fire Restrictions went into effect December 7, 2022, at noon and the following are prohibited

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