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September 9, 2019

Wildfire Danger is VERY HIGH, campfire restrictions are in place


When the fire danger is "VERY HIGH," fires will start easily from most causes. The fires will spread rapidly and have a quick increase in intensity, right after ignition. Small fires can quickly become large fires, and exhibit extreme fire intensity, such as long-distance spotting and fire whirls. These fires can be difficult to control and will often become much larger and longer-lasting fires.

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Latest Update:

June 15, 2020 10:59 PM

At present, NO campfires are allowed in undeveloped areas of the Dillon Ranger District of the White River National Forest (covering all of Summit County). Fires are allowed in designated metal fire rings in developed campgrounds.