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Posted on: August 17, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Stage Two Fire Ban Enacted in Parker

Fire Restrictions

In response to recent wildfires and in an effort to limit the possibility of a wildfire, the Town of Parker’s Office of Emergency Management followed the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office by issuing a Stage Two Fire Ban on Aug. 17 until further notice.

In addition to the local Stage Two Fire Ban, the State of Colorado issued a statewide open fire ban on Aug. 19 that also apply to both Douglas County and the Town of Parker.

Prohibited Activities: 

  • Open burning of any kind
  • Use of fireworks – including professional firework displays
  • Use of fires in chimineas, other portable fireplaces or patio fire pits
  • Campfires at developed campgrounds or picnic areas

 Allowed Activities: 

  • Fires within liquid-fueled or gas-fueled stoves, grills, fire pits, or other gas or liquid-fueled appliances
  • Residential use of charcoal grill fires when such use is supervised by a responsible party at least 18 years of age
  • Fires contained within fireplaces and wood-burning stoves within buildings only
  • Fire suppression or fire department training fires

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