The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office (PCSO) announced Stage 1 fire restrictions.
Due to the St. Charles Forest Fire, NO Burning is allowed in Pueblo County until further notice.
BURNING SUSPENDED IN PUEBLO COUNTY until the St. Charles Forest Fire is under control. No open burning allowed.
The sheriff's office still wants to remind Pueblo County residents to adhere to Red Flag warnings when they are issued and report all controlled burns. Controlled burn reports must be called in prior to a burn at (719) 583-BURN (2876) or made online at www.pueblosheriff.com.
Pueblo County Sheriff's Alert Center
Open Fire and Open Burning Restriction Ordinance
During fire restrictions the sheriff's office reminds people to:
However, fire restrictions still exist in some areas of Pueblo County, like the Bureau of Land Management-administered public lands. For more information, please visit their website.
Wildland Urban Interface Resource for Preparedness
Before and after any fire you MUST call the Pueblo County Controlled Burn Notification Center at 719-583-2876 and leave a message as to the address of the burn and phone number in the event of weather or condition changes.
Before beginning a controlled burn, please read all the details for Rural Controlled Burns on the Pueblo Rural Fire Protection District website https://puebloruralfire.com/control-burn-regulations/
Note: If you are planning a controlled burn, after leaving your information with the Controlled Burn Notification Center (contact info above), you can contact RCVF&R through this website "Contact Us" page or leave a message on 719-485-0222 (this is a private number, NOT RCVF&R FD, in the event of an emergency call 911) to let us know your address and time/date of burn so we can get the message out to our team.
If you gives us advanced notice we can also work with you to schedule (resources permitting) firefighters to be present at your controlled burn.
Red Creek Fire and Rescue is dispatched through the 911 network and Pueblo Emergency Services.