Haze clears in Routt County as wildfires grow in Moffat
August 4, 2012
Stage 1 fire restrictions
Stage 1 restrictions prohibit:
■ Building a fire except at designated recreation sites using provided fire grates.
■ 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 material.
■ Fireworks of any type, including sparklers.
■ Explosives, welding and torches. Engines are required to have a spark-arresting device correctly installed.
Violation of fire restrictions is punishable by a fine as much as $1,000 and imprisonment for as long as 12 months.
Steamboat Springs — Editor’s note: This story has been updated to reflect current fire restrictions.