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June 14, 2018
Stage II Fire Restrictions
Effective on Thursday, June 14, 2018 the Town of Buena Vista joined multiple agencies within Chaffee County and the United States Forest Service San Isabel National Forest San Carlos and Salida Ranger Districts, and moved to Stage ll Fire Restrictions. This action is taken due to the very dry conditions, lack of moisture, and the long term forecast of little or no improvement of weather conditions in the immediate future.
Stage II Fire Restrictions prohibits the building, maintaining or attending any open fire within Town limits. This includes the use of any type of charcoal fire or grill.
In addition, the following activities are prohibited:
The only exceptions to Stage II Fire Restrictions are the use of:
Residents, business owners, and visitors are being asked to be aware of the restrictions currently in place both in the Town and the surrounding areas, and before taking any action that could place them and others in danger of fire, to check fire restrictions on a daily basis.
For more information regarding current restrictions within the Town of Buena Vista please contact the Buena Vista Fire Department at 719-395-8098.
For additional information regarding surrounding areas such as County or Federal Lands please contact Chaffee County Dispatch at 719-539-2596.