Grand County fire restrictions ordinance, effective July 15 |

Grand County fire restrictions ordinance, effective July 15

Sky-Hi News Staff Report

Grand County officials enacted a Fire Restriction Ordinance effective at 1:25 p.m. Friday, July 15. The following fire restriction is applicable to unincorporated Grand County.

All towns in Grand County will make their own declaration. As of 4:30 p.m. July 15 no towns have declared a fire restriction, however many town governments will be meeting next week to discuss the ordinance.

The following are banned in unincorporated Grand County: open fires and the use or sale of fireworks.

Residents of unincorporated Grand County may still use gas fueled appliances, wood pellet grills and stoves, charcoal barbeque grills at private residences or developed parks, campgrounds and picnic areas, portable outdoor fireplaces, Tiki torches, welding and cutting torch appliances, and fires to inflate commercial hot air balloons.

This story will be updated as towns declare a fire restriction.

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