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3 years 3 months ago

Fire restrictions lifted in Pueblo County and City

Pueblo County and City are no longer under fire restriction. Sheriff Kirk M Taylor lifted the Stage I Fire Restrictions this evening. This means that residents of Pueblo County can again have outdoor fires for yard debris, agricultural needs, and recreation. Simultaneously, Pueblo City Fire Chief Christopher Riley lifted...

3 years 4 months ago

Pueblo County eases fire restrictions

The Pueblo County Sheriff and fire officials have decided to move from Stage II Fire Restrictions to Stage I Restrictions. Officials made the decision based on a the recent precipitation and the less aggressive winds than this time a month ago. "The step down to Stage I came after...

3 years 4 months ago

Fire restrictions in your county

Area counties have various restrictions on smoking, fireworks and even grills. The most restrictive rules are in Fremont County where you aren't supposed to smoke in your car or use gas grills. Here are the current rules for El Paso, Pueblo, Fremont, Teller and Custer Counties. Keep in mind...

3 years 5 months ago

Fremont County reinstates fire ban

The Fremont County Sheriff's Office has released a statement declaring a county wide fire ban effective immediately on Thursday June 9th. Fremont County is now on a Stage one Fire Restriction throughout all unincorporated areas of Fremont County. A stage one fire restriction effectively prohibits all open burning. Fremont...

3 years 7 months ago

Fire restrictions put in place in Colorado Springs

The City of Colorado Springs has enacted fire restrictions effective tomorrow morning at 8 a.m. Those restrictions will stay in effect until conditions improve. A Lack of precipitation and continued high temperatures have left the city with very high wildland fire danger. Vegetation is extremely dry. Grasses, already dry,...

4 years 1 week ago

Fire restrictions lifted

El Paso County fire restrictions were lifted today at noon. Fire Marshal Brett Lacey said, "We have had an active fire season this fall, but weather conditions are improving and restrictions can be lifted." Lacey asked that everyone be vigilant in preventing wildfires.

4 years 2 months ago

Fremont County bans fires

Tinder-dry conditions in Colorado have prompted another county to ban fires. Fremont County Commissioners and Sheriff James Beicker adopted a countywide fire ban Wednesday morning. The restrictions primarily prohibit all open burning. If you have any questions, phone the Fremont County Sheriff's Office at 276-5555. Yesterday, El...

4 years 4 months ago

Not all grills allowed on apartment decks

A rite of summer in the U.S. is grilling, but some apartment dwellers are not allowed the pleasure in Colorado Springs using certain types of grills. The city's fire code restricts usage of certain types of cooking devices on decks and balconies at apartment communities with more than two...

5 years 2 months ago

EPA tightens limits on power plant water pollution

For the first time in nearly 30 years, the Environmental Protection Agency plans to strengthen standards for water pollution from coal-fired power plants. The agency said Tuesday that equipment required to reduce air pollution has increased the harmful contaminants in water discharged by power plants. It also said that existing...

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