Eagle County Moves to Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

Vail Daily - 8/28/18

EAGLE COUNTY — Eagle County will ease back to Stage 1 fire restrictions as of 12:01 a.m. Friday, Aug. 31. But it's still really dry.

Eagle County Sheriff James van Beek, the county's lead fire official, said the decision to ease away from the current, more restrictive Stage 2 fire restrictions was made during the weekly conference call among fire officials throughout the Upper Colorado River watershed.

The current restrictions ban virtually all outdoor burning — or just about anything that will create a spark — on private and public lands throughout Eagle County. Read More ...