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Posted on: November 22, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Open Burn Season November 1 to April 15

The open burn season for the Steamboat Springs Area Fire Protection District runs from November 1 – April 15.  The following parameters must be met prior to any open burn.

  1. Obtain a permit issued by Routt County Department of Environmental Health (970) 870-5588.
  2. Burn piles must be less than 10’x10’x10’ and be devoid of any trash or materials more suited for the landfill.
  3. There must be 6” or more snow on the ground at the burn site
  4. Burning must be started prior to 11 am, monitored at all times and be out by sunset
  5. Call Routt County Communication’s prior to starting the burn (970)879-1110.
  6. The burn season only applies to the SSFR District.  Contact other fire districts to obtain their requirements for open burning.

For further question’s contact Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue at (970)879-7170.

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