PUBLIC NOTICE  FIRE BAN  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 ALL County Fire Districts in Colfax County and establishes a ban on open burning within the 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 Colfax County are prohibited. Chainsaws will be permitted provided the manufacturers spark arrestor is in place. 

Nick Cardenas -
Colfax County Fire Marshal