News Flash Home
The original item was published from 7/2/2020 3:35:00 PM to 7/2/2020 3:36:53 PM.

News Flash

Home

Posted on: July 2, 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 July 2 until further notice.

Please call the Parker Police Department’s non-emergency line, 303.841.9800 to report any individuals using fireworks this weekend. There will be additional staff on duty the evening of July 4 to assist with the anticipated increase in calls.

In an effort to limit the possibility of a wildfire, the Town of Parker’s Office of Emergency Management has followed the Douglas County Office of Emergency Management by issuing a Stage One Fire Ban until further notice.

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.

 Allowable 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.

Facebook Twitter Email