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.