BURN INFO

Current Fire / Burn information for inside the city limits of Fountain


    City of Fountain Fire Department Fire/Burn

Information for inside the City Limits of Fountain
  

 

                                    

TYPE OF FIRE

COMMENTS

Open/Agricultural/

Prescribed Burning

Allowed - by permit ONLY

Not Allowed on Red Flag Days

Blasting/Welding/Torches

Allowed - by permit ONLY

Not Allowed on Red Flag Days

Model Rockets

Allowed - by permit ONLY

Not Allowed on Red Flag Days

Use / Sale / Possession of Fireworks

May 29th to July 5th ONLY

Allowed - At least 16 years old, Class C Fireworks Only (type sold at Fireworks stands in El Paso County)

NO FLYING FIREWORKS/NO EXPLOSIVES

Outdoor Cooking

(private property)

Allowed - Contained fires using propane fuel, natural gas fuel, charcoal or wood are permitted

Outdoor Cooking

(in city parks / public space)

Allowed - Contained fires using propane fuel, natural gas fuel or charcoal are permitted

Bonfires/Recreational Fires

YES - by permit ONLY

NO - on Red Flag Days

Residential fire pits;

store bought or owner constructed on private property

Allowed - Store bought fire pits do not require a permit. Property owners that have a permanently constructed fire pit must have a permit. Permits are free at the fire department.

Not Allowed on Red Flag Days

All fires must be attended by a person over the age of 18. All fires must be fully extinguished by midnight. No fires are allowed between midnight and 8:00 AM

Not Allowed on Red Flag Days

**Anyone that has a fire that becomes out of control and causes damage is subject to be charged with Arson. **

**For questions call the Fountain Fire Department Fire Prevention Division at 719-393-6890**