The Court ordered burn ban (see below) was lifted for Colorado County on August 30, 2017. OVFD will still prefer you ask for assistance and back-up when burning your brush piles. You are required to call in your brush burning to the administrative line for Colorado County Sheriff’s Office before you burn. Be careful out there! There is still loads of dry grasses & leaves falling from the trees that are totally dry.
The Colorado County Commissioners’ Office has reinstated the Burn Ban for Colorado County effective Aug 14th and for the next 90 days.
The burn ban includes “the use of combustible materials in an outdoor setting.” This includes but is not limited to trash burning, burning of brush piles and open campfires.
Please see the attached Burn Ban order for complete details. As always, you can check the Current Burn Ban Map under the Fire Danger tab on this website. This map is updated daily.