Stage 2 Fire Restrictions prohibits all open fires and campfires, explosive use, as well as welding and cutting torch devices. Smoking is allowed in a vehicle or indoors. In addition, all chainsaws and other internal combustion engines, including motorcycles and ATVs, must have spark arresting devices that are property installed and in working order.
No fireworks of any variety.Unlike earlier restrictions, individuals with recreational burn permits from Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue (SSFR) for fire pits at private residences are prohibited from burning under Stage 2, as well as the use of open charcoal grills.
Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue Chuck Cerasoli - 970.879.7170
North Routt Fire Protection District Mike Swinsick - 970.879.6064
Oak Creek Fire Protection District Chuck Wisecup - 970.736.8104
West Routt Fire Protection District Trevor Guire - 970.276.3511
Yampa Fire Protection District Machia 'Ky' Cox - 970.846.2169
Routt County Office of Emergency Management David 'Mo' DeMorat - 970.870.5551
Please practice appropriate river etiquette, fish handling techniques and conservation ethics. Thank you for Respecting the Yampa!