County lifts its burn ban, urges caution |

County lifts its burn ban, urges caution

Staff ReportGlenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Authorities have lifted the ban on open burning in Garfield County.The Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, working in conjunction with local fire departments and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, ended the ban on Friday.However, officials say dry grasses and fuels remain a danger, and extreme caution must be used when conducting burns.Any open burning requires a permit from your local fire department, or from the sheriff’s office if you live outside a fire protection district.

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