Stage 1 Fire Ban Currently in Effect

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Effective April 15, 2022, the Saguache County Commissioners have instituted a county-wide "Stage 1 fire ban." 

Until further notice, the following activities are strictly prohibited:

  • Building, maintaining, attending or using a fire, campfire, burning ditches, fence rows and trash, including household trash;
  • Using explosive material (i.e. fireworks, blasting caps, or any incendiary device which may result in ignition of flammable material;
  • Smoking, except within an enclosed vehicle or building;
  • Welding or operating an acetylene or similar torch with an open flame.

Please direct any further questions you may have about this fire ban to the Saguache County Sheriff's office: (719) 655-2544.