Effective at 8:00 p.m. on December 3rd, 2020, Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Shrader will implement temporary Stage 1 Fire Restrictions for all lands in Unincorporated Jefferson County.
Pursuant to the Annual Operating Plan regarding the implementation of Fire Restrictions and Fire Bans; and due to the continuing high fire danger condition within Jefferson County, Stage 1 Fire Restrictions are being enacted. This temporary Fire Ban becomes effective at 8:00 P.M. on December 3rd, 2020, and shall remain in effect until superseded or repealed.
Information about what is prohibited and allowed during a fire restriction can be found on the fire restriction detail webpage:
Press Release and Newsflash will be available on the JCSO website at jeffco.us/sheriff
Additionally the Clear Creek Ranger District of the US Forest Service implemented a Stage 2 Fire ban effective Friday, July 10, 2020.
The Evergreen Fire Protection District is under a Level 2 Drought Restriction. The Evergreen Metropolitan Water District has announced this restriction will continue through the 2020 irrigation season due to low water levels in Bear Creek. The full announcement for the Water Restriction may be viewed here.
If you see fire or smoke call 911!