Controlled Burns: What, Where, Why and When

During late winter and early spring months we experience a large increase in the number of prescribed and controlled burns throughout Weld County and areas around the Town of Frederick and the Town of Firestone.

Both the Town of Frederick and the Town of Firestone have local ordinances that restrict open burning except controlled burns to clear irrigation and drainage areas and open farming fields as approved by the towns and the Frederick-Firestone Fire Protection District.

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