Effective Thursday, July 27, 2017, the Jefferson County Sheriff has rescinded the Stage 2 Fire Ban and issued a Stage 1 Fire Restriction for portions of Jefferson County that includes the Golden Gate Fire Protection District, until further notice. Please note the use fireworks remain prohibited.
Stage 1 Fire Restrictions prohibit the following activities:
- Building, maintaining, attending, or using any fire or recreational campfire, except a recreational fire within a permanently constructed fire grate in a developed park, campground, private residence, or picnic area.
- Smoking, except within an enclosed vehicle or building, a developed recreation site, or while stopped in an area of at least six feet in diameter that is barren or cleared of all combustible material. (2015 IFC 310.8)
- Open burning, including “bon fires” that require a permit from the fire authority having jurisdiction. (2015 IFC 105.6.30)
- The use of all fireworks.
Conditions will be monitored and restrictions adjusted or lifted as conditions warrant. For more information, please visit the JeffCo Sheriff’s Office Website here.