Current Fire Danger & Restrictions

High Fire Danger sign

For current fire restrictions and bans in Jefferson and Clear Creek counties, click on the links below.

Jefferson County
April 20, 2022 5:30 PM
Fire Restrictions Implemented
Effective at 5:30 p.m. on April 20, 2022, Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Shrader implemented temporary Stage 1 Fire Restrictions for all lands in Unincorporated Jefferson County.

Pursuant to the Annual Operating Plan regarding the implementation of Fire Restrictions and Fire Bans; and due to the continuing high fire danger condition within Jefferson County, Stage 1 Fire Restrictions are being enacted. This temporary Fire Ban becomes effective at 5:30 p.m. on April 20, 2022, and shall remain in effect until superseded or repealed.

Information about what is prohibited and allowed during a fire restriction can be found on the fire restriction detail webpage:

Press Release and Newsflash will be available on the JCSO website at
Fire Restriction Details

Clear Creek CountyApril 21, 2022 11:30 AM
Fire Restrictions Implemented
Click link above to read details of the implemented temporary Stage 1 Fire Restrictions for all lands in unincorporated Clear Creek County.

Click the link below for information regarding fire pits, camp fires and slash burning on your property.
Campfire Guide
Slash Burning Guidlines

Evergreen Fire Rescue encourages you to continue using due diligence with any live fire. Before you light a campfire of any kind please check to be sure there is not a Fire Restriction or Fire Ban in effect. Campfires shall be called in to the non-emergency JeffCom phone line at 303.980.7300 before you light them and after you extinguish it. Please be sure to fully extinguish your cigarettes, campfires and charcoal grills.

Denver Mountain Parks
DMP parks in Jefferson, Clear Creek, & Douglas Counties, Stage 2 Fire Restrictions are in place.
For full details, please visit the Denver Parks & Recreation.

JeffCo Open Space
Alerts and Closures

Additional resources
USFS Arapaho & Roosevelt National Forests
National Weather Service