Unincorporated El Paso County Now In Stage Two Fire Restrictions

June 5, 2018

Sheriff Bill Elder has ordered Stage II Fire Restrictions for all of the unincorporated areas of El Paso County.  The Stage II Fire Restrictions shall go into effect immediately and the following are prohibited:

1.      Campfires.

2.      The sale or use of fireworks.

3.      Outdoor smoking except within an enclosed vehicle or building.

4.      Public prescribed burning/burn permits.

5.      Outdoor cooking and/or fires on private property. * * Propane / gas grills on private property are allowed.

Stage II Restrictions shall remain in effect until such time that these restrictions are modified pursuant to El Paso County Ordinance #15-001.

The full text of Ordinance #15-001 can be found by visiting: http://bcc2.elpasoco.com/bocc/agendas/Resolutions/2015/Ordinance%202015/....

MR 18-059