FIRE BAN in effect as of July 12th, 2016

Upon consultation with the Fire Chiefs of Colfax County, and under the authority of Colfax County Ordinance Number 2006-1, the Colfax County Fire Marshal hereby declares effective immediately, a "Dry Season" in the Farley, Miami, French Tract, Ute Park and District 8 (Raton) Fire Districts in Colfax County, and establishes a ban on open burning within the unincorporated areas of Colfax County. No Burn permits shall be issued at this time, and any current permits are hereby revoked.

No outside smoking is permitted except within a 3-foot diameter barren area. The use of "exterior" fireplaces, stoves, chimeneas or charcoal briquette barbeques (except for gas-propane stoves and barbeques), and all open flames in the above designated areas of Colfax County are prohibited.

Larry Osborn
Colfax County Fire Marshal

*Please contact the County Fire Marshal or your local Fire Chief for a permit BEFORE any open burning.

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