Fire Prevention Letter from Sen. Udall
August 2, 2012 Fire Restrictions Lifted For Arapahoe and Roosevelt Forests
Fort Collins, Colo.
(August 2, 2012) – Stage I Fire Restrictions and related restrictions on
discharging firearms were lifted this morning on the on the Arapaho and
Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland (ARP).
JULY 31, 2012:Due to wet, cool weather conditions over the last few weeks, the fire restrictions for Gilpin County have been removed.
Sheriff Hartman continues to encourage citizens to follow the Sheriff’s Office on Twitter, Blogger and Facebook for the latest updates on fire restrictions and other emergency situations in Gilpin County.
If you need further information, please call the Gilpin County Sheriff’s Office at 303-582-1060 M-F 08:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or after hours call the Dispatch Office at 303-582-5500.
REMINDER: These pictures are a reminder that even though we have had some significant rain lately, wildland fires can still be a threat. Take steps now to protect your home from a future wildfire. This can spell the difference between your property's destruction or survival. During a wildfire, law enforcement officials may ask you to evacuate with little warning. Take precautions now to prepare for that possibility. Even if you are forced to evacuate your home, there are some things you can do to help firefighters defend it. Here are a couple of links to web pages for Fire Protection information: