Governor lifts statewide fire ban, but restrictions stay in place for Routt
July 8, 2012
Stage 2 fire restrictions
Stage 2 fire restrictions are in effect for all lands, public and private, throughout Routt County.
What’s prohibited under Stage 2 restrictions:
■ Open flames, including campfires, stove fires and use of charcoal grills. The use of propane grills is allowed.
■ Smoking, except within an enclosed vehicle or building.
■ Possessing or using fireworks or other pyrotechnic devices, including tracer ammunition.
■ Using explosives, including targets that could explode.
■ Using any internal or external combustion engines (such as chain saws) without a properly working spark arrester.
■ Possessing or using a vehicle off road except when parking in areas cleared of vegetation.
■ Welding or operating an acetylene or torch with an open flame.