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It is that time of year again and citizens desiring to burn slash piles need to be aware of the following:

All open burns require an Open Burn Permit

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Open Burn Rules:

1. The following shall be exempt from these rules and the permitting requirements.

a. Fires for instructional or recreational purposes (e.g. campfire).

(These types of fire require a different and separate type of permit available from the Fire District)

b. Flares to indicate danger to the public.

c. Agricultural Open Burning.

2. Open burning of rubbish, tree stumps, painted or treated wood, dimensional lumber, excessive dirt, construction debris, and demolition debris is prohibited.

3. Open burning shall only be performed when time and atmospheric conditions allow for safe burning and adequate ventilation.

4. The Fire District will conduct an inspection of the open burn piles before a permit is issued. During the inspection the inspector will assign the burn a fire type and inspect the pile in accordance with the standards provided by CDPHE and RCDEH.


Agricultural Open Burning:  As established in Colorado Air Quality Control Commission’s Regulation 9, agricultural open burning is “the burning of cover vegetation for

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The Oak Creek Fire Protection District covers 265 square miles and serves approximately 2000 residents.

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The primary purpose of the Oak Creek Fire Protection District is the preservation of life, property, and the environment from and during such emergencies and fire that may occur within the District and to provide emergency medical care and transportation of the sick and injured.
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