NOTICE of STAGE 1 Fire Restriction

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Notice of Stage 1 Fire Restriction

Existing dry conditions throughout the region have left the town of Green Mountain Falls in a very vulnerable condition for wildfires, and;

Current conditions and circumstances of extreme fire hazard exist throughout the town and necessitate the imposition of an open fire restriction to protect the health, safety and welfare of the public;

Stage I Restrictions: Prohibits the following activities:

  1. Open burning, excepting fires and campfires within permanently constructed fire grates in developed campgrounds and picnic grounds, charcoal grills and permanent outdoor fireplaces at private residences in areas cleared of all flammable materials.
  2. The sale or use of fireworks.
  3. Outdoor smoking except within an enclosed vehicle or building, a developed recreation site or while stopped in an area at least three feet in diameter that is barren or cleared of all flammable materials.
  4. Launching of model rockets
  5. Portable wood burning fire pits or fire rings
  6. Chimineas