No current fire restrictions in Garfield County
The Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, the seven fire districts in Garfield County, the Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service in Garfield County have removed fire restrictions. This applies to unincorporated Garfield County and federal lands. For more information about the White River National Forest, call 970 945-2521, or visit www.fs.usda.gov/whiteriver. For more information about the BLM, call 970 876-9000, or visit www.blm.gov.
Current fire restrictions
FIRE RESTRICTIONS LIFTED IN ALL AREAS OF GARFIELD COUNTY
The Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, the seven fire districts in Garfield County, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and United States Forest Service in Garfield County have removed fire restrictions. This applies to unincorporated Garfield County, and is effective at 12:01 a.m., Friday, July 30, 2021.
Garfield County fireworks restrictions
NOTE: The use of fireworks, flares, or other incendiary devices, including exploding targets, are always prohibited on federal lands.
Red Flag Warnings and Fire Weather Watches
Frequently there are Red Flag warnings in effect in Garfield County, indicating no open burning is permitted. Fire Weather Watches also warn of risky fire conditions. Notifications are sent by Garfield County Emergency Communications Authority and the National Weather Service.
Garfield County in highest drought category
Garfield County, Colorado is in “exceptional drought” category.