Happy 4th of July Week! Please remember during this wildfire season that fuel l…

2020-06-29 12:43:24

Happy 4th of July Week!
Please remember during this wildfire season that fuel loads (tall grass and timber) in Grand County are very dry 🔥

State and Federal Lands in Grand County
Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests – possession or the use of fireworks is prohibited.
BLM – Possession, discharge or use of fireworks is prohibited.
Rocky Mountain National Park – fireworks are prohibited.

If you are not on State or Federal lands, the only fireworks allowed for personal use in the state of Colorado…
Cannot explode or leave the ground and fly through the air.
Firecrackers, rockets of any kind, and mortars are also illegal in Colorado.

Legal Consumer Fireworks include…
• Cylindrical or cone fountains
• Wheels or ground spinners
• Illuminating torches and colored fire in any form
• Dipped sticks and sparklers
• Toy smoke devices, trick matches or noise makers
• Snakes or glow worms
• Novelties consisting of two or more devices enumerated in this section

Keep a bucket of water or a garden hose handy to douse used fireworks before discarding. Never allow young children to ignite fireworks, and never try to re-light or pickup fireworks that have not ignited fully.

Illegal Fireworks…
Fireworks that leave the ground, explode or fragment such as pop bottle rockets, mortars, roman candles, firecrackers, cherry bombs, and similar more powerful fireworks are illegal in the State of Colorado 🧨

We wish everyone a Happy and Safe Independence Day!