CampfireAs wildfires continue to ravage Colorado during the summer of 2013, the Larimer County Commissioners passed some fire bans today, but did not ban the sale of fireworks in Larimer County.

According to a press release, as of noon today, there is a ban on all open fires for the unincorporated portions of Larimer County. Also a ban on the use of fireworks and public fireworks displays are also restricted in the unincorporated area west of County Road 19 (Taft in Fort Collins & Wilson in Loveland), or west of County Roads 21 or 23 where County Road 19 does not exist; and, north of County Road 60, or north of County Road 58 where County Road 60 does not exist.

You can click here to see a map of the areas where fireworks are banned.

These restriction will expire on Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013.

Larimer County Press Release

The Larimer County Sheriff may give limited exemptions from these restrictions based on his pre-approval and inspection.

Any person who knowingly violates the restrictions can be fined. Click here to views The County’s complete ‘fire ordinance’.

[Larimer Sheriff's Press Release]