Routt and Moffat Counties have put in a Stage 2 fire restriction starting August 20th.
Under Stage 2 fire restrictions, the following activities are prohibited:
All open flames and campfires (except petroleum-fueled stoves, lanterns and approved heating devices,) this means anything that can be "turned off " rather than "put out"
Using explosive material (i.e.:fireworks, blasting caps, or any incendiary device that could result in ignition of flammable materials)
Outdoor smoking except within an enclosed vehicle or building
Welding, or operating an acetylene or other similar torch with an open flame
Operating a chainsaw or other internal combustion engine without a spark arresting device properly installed maintained and in effective working order
Using tracer rounds or incendiary targets