Due to drought conditions, exceptionally dry fuel moisture levels, and an increase in grass fires in Colorado Springs, the CSFD Division of the Fire Marshal is taking steps to heighten awareness and reduce fire risks.
At noon (MDT), on May 16, a Burn Ban goes into effect and will remain until rescinded.
For more information, visit coswildfireready.org/burn-ban
Firefighters need to be ready at a moment’s notice to respond to a variety of different calls, and they wear a variety to different uniforms to meet the needs of each call.
The City of Colorado Springs has a Burn Ban in effect.
Prepare for wildfire with Ready, Set, Go!
Know your wildfire risk, make a plan, and get resources at COSWildFireReady.Org.
CSFD's Wildfire Mitigation team offers a number of resources to help reduce wildfire risk including neighborhood chipping, on-site consultations, neighborhood meetings, and educational resources. Learn more about Wildfire Mitigation