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Stage One Fire Restrictions

Boulder and Gilpin County enacts Level 1 Fire Restrictions

Forecast for hot temperatures and dry conditions has increased fire danger

08/28/19 – Boulder County enacting Level 1 Fire Restrictions

Forecast for hot temperatures and dry conditions has increased fire danger

Photo of fire ban sign in Boulder County

When a fire ban is enacted, signs like this one are posted around the county.

Information on Fire Restrictions

Fire restrictions can be enacted either by the Sheriff or the Board of County Commissioners when certain outdoor conditions are met.

During any of the following weather events, open burning is not allowed in unincorporated Boulder County from time of issuance until midnight in which the event expires: Red Flag Warning, High Wind Warning, High Wind Watch and Fire Danger Warning. Check the local forecast for up to date information.

It is CRITICAL that visitors and residents alike do everything possible to prevent fires of all kinds. Please do what you can to protect our beautiful lands, homes and wildlife areas from the devastating effects of wildfires.