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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Egnar Fire Protection District Under Stage II Fire Restrictions

Stage II fire restrictions with "no burning" icons



ORDER OF THE SHERIFF 

San Miguel County Sheriff’s Office 

Telluride, Colorado 

FIRE PREVENTION ORDER FOR STAGE II FIRE RESTRICTIONS 

WHEREAS, the Sheriff of San Miguel County Colorado has power to ban open fires to a degree and in a manner that the Sheriff deems necessary to reduce the danger of wildfires within those portions of the unincorporated areas of San Miguel County where the danger of forest or grass fires is found to be high based on competent evidence; and 

WHEREAS, the Sheriff of San Miguel County, Colorado, has determined that the current danger of forest or grass fires in the Egnar Fire Protection District is high at this time, and fire restrictions are necessary and appropriate in the Egnar Fire Protection District to reduce the danger of wildfires in the County. 

NOW, THEREFORE, it is resolved that as June 26, 2020, 6 a.m., Stage II fire restrictions will be in place in the Egnar Fire Protection District of San Miguel County until further notice prohibiting the following: 

STAGE I Fire Restrictions 

  • Building, maintaining, attending, or using a fire, campfire or stove fire except within a permanent constructed fire grate in a developed campground, developed recreation site, or improved site. 
  • Smoking, except within an enclosed vehicle or building, a developed recreation site or while stopped in an area at least three feet in diameter that is barren or cleared of all flammable materials. 

STAGE II Fire Restrictions 

In addition to the prohibited acts of Stage I Fire Restrictions, the following acts are prohibited: 

  • Building, maintaining, attending, or using a fire, campfire or stove fire. 
  • Smoking, except within an enclosed vehicle or building. 
  • Operating a chainsaw or other equipment powered by an internal combustion engine. 
  • Welding, operating a torch with open flame, or any activities which generate flame or flammable material. Use of explosives. 

The following acts are always prohibited on federally managed lands: 

  • The use of fireworks and other incendiary devices on public lands in Colorado 
  • Leaving fires unattended or unextinguished 

This Order shall remain in effect until further notice. 

By Order of the Sheriff, 

Bill Masters 


EFPD District Boundary map


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