A matter of when, not if

After USFS fire restrictions, county and BLM restrictions likely to follow

County level fire restrictions will be coming sooner rather than later according to interim Fire Warden John Rutherford.

During the June 15 meeting of the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC), Rutherford informed the commissioners of fire restrictions he had been made aware of that morning including from the United States Forest Service (USFS) and from Moffat County and Routt County in Colorado.

Indeed, on the afternoon of June 15, Stage 1 fire restrictions were announced for the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests and Thunder Basin National Grasslands. According to a press release fro...


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