Gunnison County

Gunnison County Emergency Management

#FireRestrictions in #GunnisonCounty lifted as of 7/27/18 at noon. Removal also effective for the Towns of CB, Mt. CB and Pitkin. For more information, visit https://t.co/To7Vin30xj . Please use caution when burning.

PLEASE NOTE: Stage 2 Fire Restrictions applicable to Somerset and Marble areas

As of this date (July 31, 2018) at 4:15pm, stage two fire restrictions are in effect for the northern portion of Gunnison County.  The geographical area of impact is from the drainages from Kebler Pass and McClure Pass west to the Delta County Line.  It also takes in the White River National Forest around Marble which extends from Schofield Pass North to the Pitkin County line.  It encompasses unincorporated areas of the county within this region however is complicated by the fact that the Gunnison National Forest and BLM are not in restrictions.  However, the White River National Forest is in stage two restriction.

So, any violations on Gunnison National Forest will not be cited but on state, private land or White River National Forest violators are subject to charges.

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As of this time the rest of Gunnison County is unrestricted.

 

Sheriff Rick Besecker

 

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