All county fire restrictions lifted

RBC | Fire restrictions are no longer being enforced in Rio Blanco County.

Frequently asked questions about burn ban

RBC I 1. Does the Governor’s Executive Order only apply on state lands? Answer: No. The governor’s Executive Order establishes a statewide ban on open burning. It defines open burning and sets forth exceptions. In general, local governments and federal land management agencies may have more restrictive requirements.

No fireworks this year

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Meeker and Rangely both have spectacular fireworks displays but because of extreme hot and dry weather conditions and current fires burning in the state, both fire chiefs wisely announced this year’s Fourth of July displays would be cancelled.

Restrictions upped to Stage II

RBC I Extreme fire conditions in northwestern Colorado have prompted the Northwest Colorado Fire Management Unit to increase fire restrictions to the “Stage II” level for all BLM lands in the Little Snake, Kremmling and White River field offices beginning Friday, June 22.

Stage II fire restrictions in effect today

RBC I The Bureau of Land Management (Northwest Colorado District), the White River National Forest and the National Park Service-Colorado National Monument will institute Stage II fire restrictions on Friday, June 22.