Clear Creek County fire restrictions updated to include discharge of firearms

Posted at 12:16 PM, Jul 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-09 14:16:41-04

Clear Creek County is currently under Stage 2 Fire Restrictions, which have been updated to include the discharge of any firearms county-wide Monday.

The changes will go into effect at noon Monday. This includes the gun range at the Clear Creek Sportman’s Club in Dumont, and the sheriff’s office in Idaho Springs. The temporary ban applies to all lands in unincorporated Clear Creek County.

The following activities are prohibited under Stage 2 Restrictions:

Violators of these restrictions can be subject to 4th Degree Arson and/or Reckless Endangerment charges. The county says the restrictions will remain in effect until further notice.