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July 31, 2017

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Stage 1 fire restrictions rescinded for western Boulder County

Lower temperatures
and additional moisture have decreased fire danger

Boulder County, Colo. - On Monday, July 31, 2017, at 12:00 p.m., Sheriff Joe Pelle rescinded the Stage
1 Fire Restrictions that were in place for western Boulder County.
Lower temperatures and additional moisture have decreased
the wildfire danger to our community.

Residents are also reminded that although the fire ban has
been rescinded, there are still permit requirements in place for slash burning
and broadcast burns, also known as prescribed fires. Permits are available
online at: www.bouldercounty.org/safety/fire/pages/openburnpermit.aspx
or at the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office Headquarters, located at 5600
Flatiron Parkway, Boulder or the Sheriff’s Office Fire Cache, located at 3116
Longhorn Road, Boulder. Agricultural burns and campfires are now allowed and do
not require a permit.

For current fire and shooting restrictions for United States
Forest Service properties, please visit the following website: www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/arp/alerts-notices.

For current fire restrictions in Eldorado Canyon State Park,
please visit the following website: http://cpw.state.co.us/placestogo/Parks/eldoradocanyon.

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