Plans in place should fire strike at Steamboat Ski Area
July 14, 2012
Stage 2 fire restrictions
Stage 2 fire restrictions remain in effect for all lands, public and private, throughout Routt County. That includes established campgrounds and other park facilities where fires typically are allowed.
■ 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.
July 12, 2012: Community Agriculture Alliance: Fire prevention and survival
June 30, 2012: Routt County residents urged to maintain defensible space
June 28, 2012: Routt County residents urged to sign up for Code Red alerts
June 28, 2012: Local agencies step up enforcement in wake of fire danger
June 28, 2012: Ranchers in Routt County prepare for threat of wildfire
June 26, 2012: Routt County imposes heightened fire restrictions